OC Transpo should do more to encourage reports of sexual assaults, harassment, group says

Media Date: 13/03/2013
Type of Media: newspaper
Name of Media: Ottawa Citizen

Interviewer: Neco Cockburn

Interviewee: Julie S. Lalonde Role: Spokesperson for Hollaback! Ottawa

Article Information

Background After several reports of sexual harassment and assault on public transit, the media took notice
Reason Hollaback! Ottawa met with City Hall on this issue in February 2013
Comment We got front page coverage of the print City edition, so it was a great opportunity to get the word out.
Outcome Hollaback! Ottawa began to be recognized as a major stakeholder on this issue
Link to Article http://www.ottawacitizen.com/news/Transpo+more+create+environment+where+people+feel/8092835/story.html

 

Keywords: Hollaback, activism, OC Transpo, harassment