NOW MORE THAN EVER
We must stand with girls and champion their right to move freely in public, without the fear of being intimidated and harassed
Together with Our Streets Now
The law isn’t fit for purpose, and public sexual harassment is going unreported and unpunished. That’s why we are partnering with sisters Gemma and Maya, who founded grassroots youth campaign Our Streets Now to call for public sexual harassment to be made a criminal offence.
I’ve never reported it because I’m worried about the consequences
- Atlanta, 18, Manchester
Ready to do more?
We need as many people as possible to join the #CrimeNotCompliment campaign to make it as powerful as possible.
Discover three actions you could take to make a huge impact in the campaign to make public sexual harassment a crime.
Join us and help change the law, for good.
Gemma from Our Streets Now shares her experience of public sexual harassment and the #CrimeNotCompliment campaign
I met with Priti Patel to talk about public sexual harassment.
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*The research was conducted by Opinuim Research, supported by players of the People’s Postcode Lottery, amongst a representative sample of 1,000 parents of 14-21-year-old girls; and 1,010 14-21-year-old-girls; in the UK from 23 September to 1 October 2020.
A full summary of the key survey findings is available upon request - please contact the press office for more information.
If you've experienced street harassment and need to talk to someone, you can call Childline on 0800 1111 or visit their website.
If you experience behaviour that makes you feel uncomfortable on public transport, you can report it to the British Transport Police by texting what, when and where to 61016.