This UK Ad Partnership Hopes to Help Criminalize Sexual Harassment in Public
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This UK Ad Partnership Hopes to Help Criminalize Sexual Harassment in Public

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#CrimeNotCompliment campaign highlights how often women, especially schoolgirls, are victimized

A billboard shows a cartoon girl in a school uniform with the text saying One in three girl in school uniform have been sexually harassed in public.
Two nonprofit groups have joined forces in a campaign to make sexual harassment an illegal offense.
Our Streets Now

By Sara Spary

41 mins ago

LONDON—In Britain, it’s not a crime to sexually harass people in public. Well, not specifically—unless it also leads to assault or another criminal offense—because there is no law that prevents cat calling, creepy behavior or other unwanted, threatening and harmful advances.

Sara Spary

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Sara Spary is a freelance journalist based in London. She’s been a reporter for eight years, covering advertising and consumer brands.

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