Europe Not just New York City: Catcalling video strikes chord with Europe's women

The video of a woman getting sexually harassed in New York garnered much attention in the US, but also in Europe, where women say catcalling is just as much a problem there, and cuts across racial and social lines.

By , Correspondent

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For some, the video of Shoshana Roberts being catcalled as she wandered through the streets of New York City was a shock. Released by anti-street harassment movement Hollaback, the video showed the actress being harassed more than 100 times in 10 hours. The video was viewed more than 15 million times in the first three days it was live, causing a hailstorm of comments and critique.