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Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
January 19, 2017

Setiabudi – Verbal Harassment

A guy who called himself Ricky approached me at Setiabudi 1 and started chit-chat which then quickly turned sleazy. I was not engaging in conversation with him, but he was persistent and annoying. It might have been harmless enough the words he was saying, (calling me sexy and beautiful) but it made him a pest and the thoughts and intentions behind his words made me feel disgusting. He asked me…
Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
January 15, 2017

Creepy follower at MONAS

After doing an evening jog near Monas, my friend and I were approached by a group of guys who pretended to ask where Sarinah was. One guy continued to follow us a bit even after we quickly pointed out where it was. In the end we had to continue our run for a while to get away from him! It was frustrating to be approached like this and feel worried…
Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta
January 14, 2017

Racist Comment at Smart City

I was leaving the Smart City office with a few of my friends (if I'm not mistaken there were 3 of us). There were two guys on their motorcycle parking and when we passed them they said, "eh, ini nih yang Cina baru pada bubaran" (deragatory Chinese-Indonesian comment).

News

Tuesday Twitter Campaign 2017: #LawanPelecehan

Every Tuesday, we will be tweeting all day with the hashtag #LawanPelecehan, which literally translates to fight/against harassment. This week we’ve decided to blast out links to a number of stories that have been submitted to us through our website/app/hard copy story forms at events. By sharing stories and talking about street harassment and public … Continued

Chalkwalk Dec 4!

Grab a chalk and write your heart out in Hollaback! Jakarta’s first ever chalkwalk (that we know of) on Sunday, December 4, 2016 in Taman Semanggi (Car Free Day) from 8am-10am. Join our movement to socialize the issue of street harassment amongst Jakartans so that we can make it a thing of the past! Stay … Continued