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He sexually harassed a pregnant woman, but she attacked and took him to the police!

Was walking towards Dar in Clemenceau to meet a friend. Just next to the Wardieh Gas Station a guy walking towards me looked me into the eyes and told me “i want to you to breast-feed me, and i want to enjoy your lovely pussy”.

By the way I’m a 7month pregnant woman. I thought that this pregnancy would be a time off harassment but apparently its a forum for more creativity.

Naturally I decided to confront him, and told him, “What did you say?” with a raised voice since i wanted to embarrass him. Suddenly he started to run. I don’t know if its instinct or what I started to run after him and told him “Come back you!!”.

The other people on the street thought that he robbed me so they started running after him, especially a young 30yr old man, who was able to catch him. Then other guys gathered and told me what happened i told them what he said suddenly they started hitting him, slapping him on the face and pushing him around.

There was a blond muscular guy who really got so pissed off, and flipped on him telling him “you are an animal and a harasser!!”…. “Girls on the street are not to be talked to this way!!”.

Another guy with a black beard was shouting at him, “you are just like that asshole who harassed my sister and i wish everyone of your kind is swept away and locked”… it turned out to be quite a scene of people deflating previous experience.

What’s funny is that the blond guy didn’t settle for just this he dragged the harasser to the police officer on the cross section just next to Banque Du Liban! The police officer started to scold him and asked me “what do you want to do with him?”

What was funny was that all the time the harasser was denying he told me anything and was saying I’m crazy, so I told the officer I want him to confess in front of everyone that what he did is wrong & that unfortunately even if i took his number or dragged him to the police station there is nothing that can be done, so just humiliating him there was what can be done, or at least that is what I thought on the spot.

Harasser kept denying and said ” i wasn’t talking to her”, so one guy said “shu you were talking to the car to breast-feed you, or to me?” later on i knew that this guy apparently saw harasser talking to me and me suddenly turning and running after him.

The harasser kept denying, so I asked “why did you run, if you know that you didn’t do anything wrong? And if I am crazy?” then the police got really angry and started to tell me you can do with him whatever you want, he is an animal etc,, but I decided to not take anymore action since what was done was enough.

It was so nice afterwards, everyone was offering me water, and asking me that I should relax for the baby, shop owners were offering me sandwiches and chairs , it felt like this is really how a pregnant woman should be treated rather than being harassed by creeps!!!!!

Although I’m sure that harasser would surely think twice before talking to a woman again on the streets, and the “2tleh” that he got by total strangers would not be easily erased from his memory.

Submitted by S

Location: Clemenceau

Time of harassment:  10-16: Daytime / عز النهار

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هل لديك تجربة شخصية مع التحرش الجنسي أو الاعتداء تريد مشاركته ؟ الرجاء الضغط هنا

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Yelled at an Asshole Harasser on Gemmayze: “girls like me are strong and not afraid to make a scene!”

Today like everyday, I was walking around waiting for the bus to go home. As I was waiting I heard a car honking, my first thought was maybe this was a taxi and he was honking to ask me where I’m going, but what I saw was a car with a while number plate, not red like taxis have!

A little voice in my head was asking me to unleash my fury while another said maybe he was asking for directions. I approached the car with confidence but also I was careful.

I asked the 40 year old man how I can help me, he told me to come in. Ahaaa, that was all I wanted to hear, that little nod he did that says “get in the car”, the way his hands removed an object placed by the driver’s seat were exactly the signs I was looking for, a reason to vent without feeling guilty!

I started yelling at him in Jemmayzé’s busy street, everybody heard and saw what I was doing. The man instantly blushed and apologized but I kept yelling at him and saying “girls aren’t toys for you to play with, they aren’t here to please, girls like me are strong and not afraid to make a scene!”

Damn it, I wish I was able to take a picture of him before he drove away, ashamed of himself…

To be honest, I’m starting not to mind being harassed by random guys for two reasons, the first is that I have a busy life, so I could use something to vent some of that build up pressure, and second because I know I can -and I will- stand up for myself, while other girls might not, so I stand up and show those guys that girls are raising their voices and refuse to be silent any longer!

Submitted by Res Light

Location: Gemmayze – Mar Mikhael

Time of harassment: 16-20: Afternoon Rush Hour / العصر

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هل لديك تجربة شخصية مع التحرش الجنسي أو الاعتداء تريد مشاركته ؟ الرجاء الضغط هنا

I saw her harassed in Dawra- but I took this picture & the guy got scared and ran away!


i was participating into the Protest against our Sectarian system on Sunday 26/2/2012 in Dawra Area .

We were waiting to start the Protest and i was taking photos around.
Suddenly i saw this man trying to stop this women . And he touched her and tried to stay infront of her by closing the street to not let her pass.

She tried to cross and pass by moving his body away from her by her hand as you can see . And when he turned, and saw me taking this photo…He turned and left , maybe scared from any kind of Reactions we will take to stop him from doing that again .

And in this way, she left too and continue walking forward and crossed the Road .

Shame on him and this stupid mentality of thinking of Women …

Submitted by Abdallah

Location: Dawra

Time of harassment: 16-20: Afternoon Rush Hour / العصر

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هل لديك تجربة شخصية مع التحرش الجنسي أو الاعتداء تريد مشاركته ؟ الرجاء الضغطهنا

I fight back against harassers in Charqieh, Gharbieh, and everywhere in between!

I was going back home alone that day from Roadster Ashrafiyeh to Hamra, it takes a 10 minute drive but lucky me I couldn’t find a service since they consider it as “charqieh – gharbieh” so hell no they won’t drive me there!

– NEWS FLASH PEOPLE, the civil war ended long before I was even born! –

so I kept walking and walking in a hope to find a taxi or anything that could drive me anywhere near home… But after waiting for an hour in the rain and the taxi company said that they need an hour minimum to provide me with a taxi, I decided to walk home!

I reached downtown, or to be exact “Bab-Idris” and suddenly an old guy jumps out of no where and talks to me, I couldn’t hear him since I was listening to music at the time, but I was able to hear him say in his egyptian accent “eih ya gamil, ma betroddesh leih?”…

as usual I SNAPPED! I started yelling at him and saying in arabic “do I look like I’m in the mood for you, or for anyone else to harass me? Yeah, answer me? WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE? (&@#^(*$#” even though it was around 6pm (winter time) and it was kind of dark, but I could see the shock on his face.

He was terrified, he didn’t see it coming. He didn’t expect that a girl would speak up and refuse harassment, especially not in the way that I did…

After yelling at him, I turned my back, took a deep breath and kept walking! that would teach anybody to mess with me again! 😛

Submitted by Red Light

Location: Bad Idriss, Downtown

Time of harassment:   16-20: Afternoon Rush Hour / العصر

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هل لديك تجربة شخصية مع التحرش الجنسي أو الاعتداء تريد مشاركته ؟ الرجاء الضغط هنا وملء استمارة التقديم على الانترنت. وتنشر جميع التقارير مجهول ما لم تحدد

Assaulted Verbally in Hamra

As I was walking with two other girls on Sadat street, right in front of Makhfar Hbeish, a guy jumping on his motorcycle said “There’s a boob on the right and a boob on the left!”

Of course, her said that in arabic no need to translate it here though, since it sounds as disgusting as his face!!

Submitted by SA

Location: Sadat Street – Right in front of Makhfar Hbeish, Hamra

Time of harassment:   10-16: Daytime / عز النهار

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هل لديك تجربة شخصية مع التحرش الجنسي أو الاعتداء تريد مشاركته ؟ الرجاء الضغط هنا وملء استمارة التقديم على الانترنت. وتنشر جميع التقارير مجهول ما لم تحدد

I have a stalker- what do I do??

So there is one guy coming near my building each evening since some days , asking me questions about myself , he says he has memory about me some years ago i was going to one computer shop where he used to go as well .

now it is weird situation because it is happening that he keeps walking each evening around 8pm and whenever i am driving my car between 8pm 12am hes there .. to tell me hello .. and it is getting more weird in fact because now he s telling me hello to add to that to speak about my ‘beauty’ and now he wants bring me gifts like today he gave me chocolate .

i am very much feeling bad i do not know how to do or how to stop him because i know nothing about this person and he might hurt me or any thing especially that he lives near .

please give me advice what to do ?

Submitted by Dalia

Location: Baucherieh

Time of harassment:   20-2: Night / الليل

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هل لديك تجربة شخصية مع التحرش الجنسي أو الاعتداء تريد مشاركته ؟ الرجاء الضغط هنا وملء استمارة التقديم على الانترنت. وتنشر جميع التقارير مجهول ما لم تحدد

“constantly feel like your body has to cringe while you pass by…”

The daily amount of emotional physical and verbal aggression the average Lebanese woman has to deal with is something that needs to be addressed and punished by law! The constant feeling of having your guards up and defenses at any given time of the day, no matter where you are .

To always be prepared to hear   the most vulgar and offensive words thrown at you so freely and with such arrogance, To constantly feel like your body has to cringe while you pass by…

And if you do decide to defend yourself ,9 times out of ten ,you will hear the answer of : “wlik mashina hal3 ma bida  hal3ad, sabiyeh helweh badna nihke” ahhh!

They have the arrogance to justify it instead of shutting up and putting their heads down where their fat bellies and tiny genitals are!
Why do they do this, because they freaking can and they know they get away with it –
The worst part is, These boys…. think they are men!

Submitted by kissed by a fairy

Location: N/A

Time of harassment: N/A

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هل لديك تجربة شخصية مع التحرش الجنسي أو الاعتداء تريد مشاركته ؟ الرجاء الضغط هنا وملء استمارة التقديم على الانترنت. وتنشر جميع التقارير مجهول ما لم تحدد