Rotterdam launches sign-app Street harassment
Women who are nagesist in Rotterdam or suffer from other forms of street harassment, can that now directly report to the municipality through a special app.
Through this so-called StopApp women can anonymously and with one click report that they suffer from pikpraat, such as the municipality calls itself.
The municipality used to locate those messages to perpetrators, active and at a later stage to fining. Reporting can also via the website www.stoppikpraat.nl. The fine amounts to a maximum of 190 euros.
Joost Eerdmans (Safety) Monday launched the campaign. "Previous research shows that 84 percent of women between 18 and 45 years in Rotterdam have had sexual Street harassment. That needs to stop. With the StopApp we give women the control back. Pikpraat should of. "