National Street Harassment Report by SSH

National Street Harassment Report by SSH

June 3, 2014: In 2014, SSH commissioned a 2,000-person nationally representative survey in the USA with firm GfK. The survey found that 65% of all women had experienced street harassment. Among all women, 23%  had been sexually touched, 20% had been followed, and 9% had been forced to do something sexual.

Among men, 25% had been street harassed (a higher percentage of LGBT-identified men than heterosexual men reported this) and their most common form of harassment was homophobic or transphobic slurs (9%).

READ: Full Report* | Executive Summary (English) | Executive Summary (Spanish) | Press Release

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