Friday, May 04, 2012

NY Daily News

April 23, 2012, Monday

NY Daily News (full article)

Catcalling men targeted by new girl power team of lady pols and Boerum hill blogger maven

A Cornell University study of f 223 “hollas” or reports from the Hollaback! site in the city found nearly two-thirds of street harassment was verbal; 29 percent included physical touching, and 4 percent included “nonverbal actions” like staring or taking pictures.

“As a civil society, we should take this phenomena as seriously as we see sexual harassment in the work place, bullying, and stalking,” said KC Wagner, Director of Workplace Issues at Cornell University’s Industrial and Labor Relations school.

“It should no longer be tolerated.”