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Stop Global Street Harassment : Growing Activism Around the World (Hardcover) (Holly Kearl)

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Once a largely dismissed problem, street harassment is now headline news and being addressed by many international agencies and governments worldwide. This book details how a growing number of individuals, small groups, international organizations, and government agencies worldwide are working to create safe public spaces.

• Makes a clear case for why street harassment is a human rights violation and provides evidence that illustrates its scope and status as a serious problem internationally

• Provides a collection of studies and personal stories from more than a dozen countries on six continents

• Weighs the pros and cons of laws intended to curtail street harassment

• Documents how street harassment is a global problem and how individuals worldwide are taking action to create safer communities for all

• Highlights how news stories in combination with individual outrage, community action, and online tools can lead to substantive social change

Once a largely dismissed problem, street harassment is now headline news and being addressed by many international agencies and governments worldwide. This book details how a growing number of individuals, small groups, international organizations, and government agencies worldwide are working to create safe public spaces.

Number of Pages: 208
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Women
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
Author: Holly Kearl
Language: English
Street Date: August 28, 2015
TCIN: 46771545
UPC: 9781440840203
Item Number (DPCI): 247-52-0273
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