Some criticized Roberts, saying what she experienced wasn't street harassment but just nice compliments and an expression of interest.Roberts has also received numerous rape threats, but there has also been an incredible amount of support. British woman speaks out against everyday sexism After experiencing sexual harassment on a London bus and being shocked by the fact that no one on that bus stood up for her, Laura Bates decided to speak out against everyday sexism , which she believes is often considered socially acceptable.A recent study by the nonprofit organization Stop Street Harassment found that 65 percent of the women it surveyed in the United States say they have experienced street harassment at least once in their lives.Now more and more women are speaking out against sexual street harassment.While some of the figures carry large butchers’ knives and look ferocious, they were actually designed to protect people against the malevolent demons.These were mostly too dangerous to draw for fear they would become real.
From interactive maps to scooter clubs, the approaches aim to promote awareness of the problem and help women overcome a practice that can create intimidation and fear.
When the project started in 2010, people would deny that harassment was an issue, she said.
A database of Ancient Egyptian demons — featuring dog-headed humans, walking suns and strange hippo-lion combinations — has been created to help experts work out what they are.
It's the latest online campaign against sexual harassment. Catcalls, sexist remarks, insults, and even groping or flashing.
Many women have experienced a form of public sexual harassment at some point in their lives.