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On my walk home from the train station one afternoon, someone whispered something crude as I walked by and grabbed by butt. I turned around to confront him and he started to run
My shoulders tense up every time I pass a group of men standing outside a bar, especially when I’m navigating the impossibly narrow sidewalks that line the winding streets of Strasbourg. I lower my head, watching my feet, and try to make myself as small as possible. As I pass the group of men, the guys start to catcall and whistle, and I feel humiliated, but also angry
As socially aware, well-traveled women, it’s tough to realize that sometimes empowerment comes wrapped in robes that seem, well, perhaps a bit disempowering. I wanted to travel to Morocco. I was living in Spain, I’d traveled on my own throughout Europe, and I pride myself on being an independent, informed, female world citizen