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The platform is essentially an online reporting tool where people who have witnessed or experienced sexual harassment can mark the location on a map of the city and provide information regarding the type of sexual harassment that they encountered, alongside a description of the event.The three founders of the initiative—Sandra Hassan, who is based in France, Myra El Mir and Nay El Rahi, both in Lebanon—hope to “empower victims to report” these crimes and “raise awareness as to the frequency and severity of sexual harassment in the city,” Hassan, who developed the tracker, tells “In the longer term, we hope to use the data collected to offer recommendations on how to tackle this issue practically as well as contribute to a shift in perception with regards to sexual harassment.”The three women were inspired to begin the monitoring project by the work of feminists in Egypt and because the issue of sexual harassment “is one that we are all too familiar with,” Hassan laments, adding that the problem of this crime in Beirut is exacerbated by a lack of reporting, misguided interpretations of what sexual harassment constitutes and the dismissal of its effects.“We all have experienced sexual harassment in a variety of forms be it in Beirut, Paris, London.Reem, 28, from Beirut, told Amnesty: “I feel threatened financially, psychologically and emotionally. The way I do my hair has changed and I have to dress differently.Everyone approaches me to go with them in exchange for money.Although women in Lebanon have their own organizations, most exist as subordinate branches of the political parties.The illiteracy rate for females in 2007 was 14%, compared to 6.6% among males.
Iam Eman from Lebanon, Muslim Shiaa, Living with my parents, 36 years old, Looking for Serious Relationship, Long-term Marriage, Lebanese, Age between 37 till 42, Not Married, No children, Educated, Honest, Mature, Resp.. some1 who would like to go out or just hang out 2gether at home.
This is a problem faced by women globally,” she says.
Keep up with this story and more Rights groups have detailed the risk of sexual harassment that refugee women from neighboring Syria face when they flee to Lebanon.
Three female entrepreneurs have kickstarted a sexual harassment tracker in Beirut in the hope of combating crimes against women in the Lebanese capital.
A beta version of Harass Tracker—launched on Monday—will provide a three-month trial in the city after which, if successful, it will be expanded across the entire country.