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Holly Kearl is an expert on the topic of gender-based violence, including street harassment and sexual harassment in schools.

She is the author of three published books, 60 published articles and a national study on street harassment. She is also the co-author of a national study on sexual harassment in schools.

She is the founder of the nonprofit organization Stop Street Harassment and a consultant for organizations like the United Nations, the Aspen Institute, and the US State Department.

Her work has been cited by every major media outlet and she has given more than 130 talks on the subject, including testimony before the NYC, DC, and Philadelphia City Councils.

The First Blog Correspondent Cohort of 2015!

This is the third year of our volunteer blog correspondents program. The first cohort of 2015 (not all are pictured) will be writing about street harassment issues in their communities for the next four months. They hail from nine countries and six continents and will bring great global perspectives to the blog. Here is the first [...]
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Stop Street Harassment: Mak...

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Fight Street Harassment with Training, Awareness and Legal Action When Fitting (Nonfiction)
0 chapters   —   updated Aug 27, 2015 12:27PM
Description: New York Times "Room for Debate" article
Stop Commuter Harassment (Nonfiction)
1 chapters   —   updated Aug 24, 2010 05:17AM
Description: Between 80% and 100% of women have been harassed in public places, particularly on their way to work. Here's why employers should care. Article written for Forbes.com (July 2010)
Women runners in Oregon shouldn't have to face harassment (Health, Mind & Body)
1 chapters   —   updated May 20, 2010 11:01AM
Description: Op-ed published in the Oregonian (May 2010)
Street Harassment: A Real Problem that Requires Legal Regulation (Select)
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Description: Op-ed for the Huffington Post, published March 2010
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