domestic violence


Argentina is Poised to Make Catcalling a Crime

New legislation could make harassing women on the street a punishable offense by law.

Two months ago, 20-year-old Aixa Rizzo posted a video on YouTube. In the piece, Rizzo discusses her experiences of being catcalled and followed by a group of male electricians, and goes on to forcefully argue that harassment can lead to abuse. Rizzo’s story went viral, and now Argentina (both because of the video, and the work of many other organizers) is now considering making catcalling a crime.

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