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Psst ... here’s a novel campaign to call out sexual predators


Psst ... here’s a novel campaign to call out sexual predators

Women and girls have their stories of sexual harassment heard thanks to a media campaign

Senior reporter

“I was walking from Cavendish to the bus stop, carrying a big box. There was a guy who came past me and grabbed my ass. Luckily, a driver swerved his car and sorted that guy out. I felt so violated. I was holding a huge box and could not do anything.”

This is one of many accounts of sexual harassment that are being shared by SA women, from teenagers to grandmothers, as part of a social media campaign by gender rights group Sonke Gender Justice.

Inspired by US social media campaign @catcallsofnyc, Sonke launched the month-long initiative to document the experiences of women and girls in public spaces through @catcallsofcapetown...

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