What happens to women on the streets is not seen as a critical issue it is certainly not taken with the same level of seriousness as the safety of young men at risk.
More broadly, it can lead to anxiety, shame, headaches, disturbed sleep and appetite as well as other stress reactions.
horn won't be seen as intimidating or offensive, US studies show that street harassment impacts on womens' perceptions of safety and their freedom of movement in public. Mens Adidas Gazelle Ii Black Suede Trainers
or Canada, where similar figures are recorded. In some ways it is easy to dismiss what happened to Rachel: sure, she was absolutely terrified, but she made it home safely in the end. And she can just get a cab next time, no? As for a bit of whistling or "hey baby!", can't women take a compliment? A joke? A loud noise?But while there will be occasions for some women when a honking Adidas Originals Gazelle Og Black Sneakers
We are not in the realms of a little blip here. There is not much research about the perpetrators of street harassment, but overwhelmingly they are understood to be men, who are more likely to harass strangers when in a group. This is not to suggest that most men drive around in cars scaring the bejesus out of women. The point is, enough of them do it to enough women and the result is a culture that is unnervingly everyday in its violence against females. Fileborn laments that there is hardly any policy or police response to street harassment. It doesn't help that much of it is fleeting. And very deniable. Who can prove that a guy staring at a woman for 30 minutes on the bus was harassing her? Can the government legislate against yobbos yelling out of cars?"There's just a total lack of ramifications for people that engage in that kind of behaviour," says Fileborn, who would like to see public education campaigns to try to prevent street harassment.
got home. As well as being flooded with messages of support ("what the f is wrong with people!"), others came forward with their own experiences. "Some guy doubled back several times and rode his scooter up the footpath at me one night", one female friend said. "I had to walk into someone's house like I lived there and hide out in the garden," said another. This is not niche thing. A survey released last month by the Australia Institute found almost 50 per cent of women polled said they had been followed, while 40 per cent said they had had their paths blocked. More than 40 per cent had also experienced unwanted sexual touching by a stranger, while 36 per cent had been Cheap Mens Adidas Gazelle Og Trainers flashed. Almost 80 per cent had been honked at, 75 per cent had been leered at, while more than 60 per cent had experienced lewd or sexist comments. La Trobe University sexual violence researcher Bianca Fileborncalls street harassment one of the "most pervasive forms of sexualised violence".
As with rape and domestic violence, it is likely that the figures are even higher than suggested by surveys. Many women do not report their experiences. Some don't even tell their friends or family. It's simply part of being a lady in 2015 in Australia. Or the United States, Britain Mens Adidas Grey Gazelle Og Trainers
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