16 Days of Activism

Touching me without my consent is sexual harassment

Sexual harassment: Women’s stories I’m a 32-year-old blind woman. I’ve been blind since birth. Ever since I was young I’ve wanted to have a normal job and go to work every day like everyone else I know.

Until we start speaking up, things are not going to improve…

Sexual harassment: Women’s stories I’m a 46-year-old professional Pacific Island woman working for a large development organisation. My work requires frequent travel to Pacific Island countries for meetings and conferences.

“I feel like no one will believe us”

Sexual harassment: Women’s stories I’m 39 years old. I’m a single mother with three children. My son is in high school and my two girls are in primary. My husband died last year. He had a heart attack. He was 45. He was a mechanic. He used to drink a…

“It started in high school…”

Sexual harassment: Women’s stories I am 21 year old woman, a third-year university student. For me, sexual harassment started in high school. Yes, I know boys will be boys and make stupid comments, and I could handle them, though I didn’t like them. But…

“It became obvious that I had to be on my guard around this man all the time …”

Sexual harassment: Women’s stories I am 32 years old. For as long as I can remember, sexual harassment has been something I’ve had to cope with for most of my professional life. When I was in my second year of university, I had the opportunity to work…

Sexual harassment: Myths and facts

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

What is sexual harassment?

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Sexual harassment is no joke

Joint Statement on16 Days of Activismagainst Gender-Based Violence Campaign

16 Days of Activism 2016

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence campaign runs every year from 25 November – the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – until 10 December – Human Rights Day. It is a global campaign to raise awareness about…
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