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The 7th to the 13th of April 2013 will be INTERNATIONAL ANTI-STREET HARASSMENT WEEK and Hollaback! Sheffield are very excited to present a series of events going on the 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th of April in celebration!
All events are free to attend. Check out the list below and bring your friends…
MONDAY 8th APRIL
***Hollaback! Workshop with Sheffield Feminist Network***
7.15 at the Quaker Meeting House
Come along to this discussion-led workshop where we’ll be exploring our experiences of and reactions to street harassment… What is it, why does it happen, how does it make us feel and what can we do about it? This event is for self-defining women only.
TUESDAY 9th APRIL
***Anti-Street Harassment Craftivism***
6.30pm at New Roots Glossop Road Speakeasy
Whatever we wear, wherever we go… let’s spread our anti-street harassment message!
Crafts + activism = Craftivism. Bring your old clothes/ plain t-shirts/ canvas bags/ scraps of material for patches, and ideas for slogans or images! We’ve got some paint, fabric pens, spray paint, sewing stuff, crayons and stickers… bring along what you can and any other crafty ideas are welcome
WEDNESDAY 10th APRIL
***Zine-making Workshop with Sheffield University Women’s Committee***
4.00 – 5.00pm at the Students Union, Gallery Room 2
(self-defining women only)
Together we will be putting our DIY hats on to translate our experiences of and responses towards street harassment into picture/ cartoon/ written form to make a collective zine!
***Cairo 678 Film Screening*** – 7.00pm at Sheffield University Students’ Union, Room TBC
Cairo 678 , فيلم is a 2010 film that unfolds the poignant story of three women and their search for justice from the daily plight of sexual harassment in Egypt.
Trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COesFcvkXaE
THURSDAY 11th APRIL
meet at 6.00pm at Devonshire Green next to The Forum
Come with us as we chalk our way around the streets of Sheffield on an adventure to show whose streets these are… all of ours! Let’s reclaim the streets where we’ve been followed, insulted, harassed or assaulted. There’s no set route, just come with your chalk and messages you want to spread. Check out these awesome pictures of Hollaback Ghent’s chalk walk for some inspiration: http://wechalkwalk.tumblr.com/
Feeling inspired by these anti-street harassment events? Why not come along to the Hollaback! Sheffield AGM on April 18th, 6.30pm at The Bath Hotel to find out how you can get involved? https://www.facebook.com/events/169172099905875/
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