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Fairspace has been providing bystander intervention training to end street harassment since 2017. We are proud of our track record and that the training is
Myrthe van Gestel is interviewed by Marthe van Singelenberg for the Hogeschool van Amsterdam-magazine ‘Bewogen Stad’. They talk about the work that Fairspace does to make public spaces safer. They discuss bystander intervention, transgressive behaviour, and feminism.
In this article, we discuss how the city in its design and policy furthers inequality. Anti-homeless architecture, coloniality, and the gender data gap are discussed as examples to show how norms are inherent in the city, and help to enlarge rather than combat urban inequality.
On 26 May, the 18 members of study association Reuzegom in Leuven, who are responsible for the torture and death of Sanda Dia were sentenced
Trigger warning: this text contains examples of sexual harassment and violence In the Netherlands, more than half of women and 20 percent of men
Harassment, discrimination, intimidation and (sexual) violence are only some of the issues a person living in a Dutch Asylum Seekers Center (AZC) is subjected to
Discrimination, harassment and gender-based violence are persistent issues lurking in the shadows of the Dutch asylum system. In response to these issues, and their underrepresentation
Interview with Gabrielle Claushuis: “MyGappie [app] enhances the feeling of safety in public spaces”
Gabrielle and I meet on a zoomcall. As a Fairspace volunteer, I’m intrigued by her new app called MyGappie The app enhances the feeling
For 2020’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence, Fairspace launched our bold “Passing the Mic” campaign, calling on male allies to stand up