Street harassment such as cat-calling is difficult to legislate. The most effective approach may be to educate people on how to be proactive bystanders.
It is not enough to not be a perpetrator of sexual harassment. Being a bystander or witness to inappropriate behavior warrants respectful action. If you see someone being harassed, become an advocate for the victim. This article will tell you how.
In the #MeToo era, parents are conflicted with defending their sons when accused of sexual harassment and holding them accountable for their actions. Tips to talking candidly about sexual harassment involve teaching them about enthusiastic consent, honoring their own privilege and setting healthy boundaries.
Changing our basic power structure can move us beyond our rape culture to prevent sexual violence in the world into which our kids will grow up. Bystanders are critical in becoming a heard voice towards equalizing the societal imbalances of power.