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Belfast
August 24, 2015

Niamh’s Story

Walking along lower ormeau with my sister, and a man in a white van beeped at us then drove really slowly past us, staring right at us really threateningly the whole time. He looked so angry for some reason. Clearly trying to intimidate us.
Belfast
June 14, 2015

Gemma’s Shopping Experience

I went into Belfast shopping at 6pm two Saturday's ago . I was walking along after I parked my car and two teenage boys in track suits came very close laughing and then body slammed me into a wall twice . The first time saying "oh sorry haha " and then they did it for the second time, I pushed them away and walked on .
Belfast
June 14, 2015

Jacky’s Story

I was out for a few casual swalls with a group of girlfriends last Friday night in a bar on the Dublin Road. We were sitting over 2 tables minding our own business when two random drunk men approached by standing weirdly close behind two of us and asked to take a photo with us. We asked why and they just kept insisting on wanting a photo. In the end…

News

A Word from Hollaback! Belfast on that viral video

Over the last few days, a video of a woman, Shoshana B. Roberts, being harassed over 100 times in 10 hours while walking through Lower Manhattan has been getting a huge amount of attention. This video was produced in collaboration between Rob Bliss Creative and Hollaback headquarters in New York. Hollaback’s presence in Ireland, North … Continued

Be Brave. Be who you are. Be Insolent.

I sat down with Kerilee and Sam from Insolence clothing a few weeks ago. Branded as clothes you can “run about in” & “ladies designing badass clothing for ladies” these women ooze drive and ambition. They both love identifying as Tomboys, which to them means at the very core, not being a pushover, and standing … Continued

Street Harassment and Privilege

The Ontarion – Courtesy Photo Street harassment consists of any comment or action occurring in a public place between strangers that is unwelcome, disrespectful, via Street Harassment and Privilege.