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Harassment Map Pinpoints Sexism in Lebanon

It had happened countless times to her before, but when Myra el-Mir shared her anger at being followed by a car full of men and verbally abused, a chance response from a friend gave her cause for reflection. “She told me I should report it on a new site she’d heard about,” said el-Mir, who, coincidentally, had just launched the site in question – HarassTracker, Lebanon’s first online tool mapping sexual harassment. It is exactly the kind of exchange that those behind the website, which...

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