London Anti-Street Harassment campaign

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The London Anti-Street Harassment campaign (or LASH campaign) is a campaign against the sexual harassment of women on the streets of London.

Founded in 2010 by a 25-year-old named Vicky Simister, the campaign aims to reduce street harassment by calling for a public debate about the issue.[1] It calls for the education of the perpetrators and encourages women to stand up for themselves.[2]

The main tool of the campaign is its website where it asks people to take action by adding their name to the campaign.[3][4]

Politicians such as Labour MP for Hackney North and Stoke Newington, Diane Abbott, have lent their names to the campaign. It has also garnered media attention, including articles in The Observer[5] and on BBC Radio.[6]


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