Category: Harassment Stories

Another day

I was stopped at a traffic light heading to pick up my nephew from school with my sister in the car. A street boy sniffing glue on the other side of the street. He saw me and started to walk towards me I would guess to ask for money. When he got to my car … Continued

Who’s fault is it?

I continually fail to understand why I seem to be getting harassed . The other day and again right outside my house while I had gone to the shop to get milk, some guy made dog noises at me and said something like “kama ni mzuri ni mzuri” which translates to if ‘its good its … Continued

Lisa’s story: Wachana na huyo ni Malaya

I was driving home from work one evening. Traffic was extremely bad moving at a snails pace and it was starting to get dark. I had gotten into a four way intersection and everything was back to back, we were all basically fighting to get past in whatever direction. Suddenly there was a matatu on … Continued

My Harassment Story: The Birth of Hollaback!KE

I was walking home from work. I had gotten all the way to the entrance of my street from the bus stop with no problems other than a few stares. I was talking on the phone with my workmate over another silly thing that happened at work and I was so engrossed in the conversation … Continued