WE ARE FAIRSPACE

Our mission is to build safe, inclusive public spaces by transforming the culture that perpetuates sexual and cultural discrimination and violence. Our vision is for a society in which everyone in the Netherlands, regardless of sex, race, gender or gender expression, feels safe moving through public spaces.
Fairspace’s Hollaback! initiative is part of a worldwide movement using education & technology to achieve gender justice in public spaces.
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FAIRSPACE BLOG

Stichting Fairspace: Hollaback! Nederland!

Hollaback! Nederland is een initiatief van Stichting Fairspace. Met jouw hulp kunnen we een einde maken aan straatintimidatie in Nederland!

Sexual violence in the streets: so much we still don’t know…

In the wave of #metoo, we are reminded that sexual harassment and violence are not restricted to certain countries, ethnicities, social classes or even gender.

#METOO: ‘good people can do bad things’

Feeling burnt-out from #MeToo? So many stories, so familiar to many of us. The good news is important work is […]

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#everydayharassment Video Campaign - Fairspace

READ AND SHARE STORIES

Read stories of street harassment from around the world and share your own.

Alex’s story: breaking away from carnival harasser

South Holland

In southern Holland, Carnaval is a big event sort of like Halloween minus the trick or treating. It’s basically a big party where everyone wears costumes, but it takes place throughout a large section of the city. I’m studying here and decided I wanted to go, since it was one of those typical Dutch things ...

Anonymous’ story: sexual harassment while on a jog

Leiderdorp

I was running through Leiderdorp in the evening. I used to take this route and I never expected harassment here. However, I was waiting for the traffic lights and a boy was waiting with his bicycle. When I walked further slowly, he did not pass me. After a few meters he did. A bit later he ...

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