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Hollaback! International Street Harassment Survey with Cornell University

By October 10, 2016September 28th, 2023No Comments

Hollaback! and Cornell University began a large-scale research survey on street harassment in 2014. The research will be released in two parts: Part I reviews data from the United States and Part II of the survey, a cross-cultural analysis of street harassment from 42 cities around the globe, will release in May. Part I, US-Specific Data, had 4,872 respondents. 

The data shows that 85% of US women surveyed report experiencing street harassment before the age of 17, and 67% of women report experiencing it before age 14.

Data was collected and analyzed by Dr. Beth Livingston, Cornell University ILR School and graduate assistants Maria Grillo and Rebecca Paluch, Cornell University ILR School in partnership with Hollaback!


Hollaback International Street Harassment Survey Project Fairspace

Full results will be available in May 2015 throughout the Hollaback! network. US general results can be viewed above.

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