Why I chalk catcalls on the pavement
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The woman who chalks catcalls on the pavement

Around the world, women are chalking catcalls on the pavement at the place they happened.

Photographs of the words are posted on Instagram accounts, telling the stories of the street harassment women face.

Farah Benis runs the catcalls of London account, which she started after seeing catcalls of New York City, the first of these accounts.

She told BBC Minute that she wants to highlight the abuse and hopes it will stop men catcalling.

Content warning: Contains descriptions of sexual harassment and assault.

Video Journalist: Mark Sedgwick

  • 13 May 2019
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