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Street art against street harassment #STWTS

Posted by Tom Megginson | 11-03-2014 18:34 | Category: Gender issues

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“Stop Telling Women to Smile” is a street art series by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh. She says the work “attempts to address gender based street harassment by placing drawn portraits of women, composed with captions that speak directly to offenders, outside in public spaces.”

“The project consists of a series of portraits of women, she explains, “women who I have sat talked with about their experiences with harassment. The portraits are designed into posters, including text that is inspired by the subject’s experiences. And then I wheat paste.”

The project started in Brooklyn in the fall of 2012, and will gradually include many cities and many women participants. The picture above is of the artist in LA. Below, you’ll see more of her work:


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Street harassment reflects badly on you

Posted by Tom Megginson | 23-12-2013 17:20 | Category: Abuse

Whistling Woods International - Street harassment reflects badly on you

I like what this PSA about street harassment is trying to say. I’m just not sure it is an effective approach to ending street harassment in a country where sexual assault regularly makes world news.


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