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Anti-Harassment Campaign Startles Mexico City Subway Riders

Saturday, April 01, 2017

"Activists in Mexico are taking aim at male riders of the capital city's packed public transit system. They are hoping that a new, provocative campaign that includes a good dose of shock and shame will change men's behavior toward female transit customers.

Activists outfitted a subway car with nude male torso on a single seat back and prominent genitalia where riders would sit. Above the unusual bench a sign reads 'for men only.' They recorded men's startled reactions, especially after sitting down; the online video has more than 800 million hits to date."

Read the full article here.