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Anna Kegler
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Anna Kegler is the Deputy Director for Feminist Public Works and HollabackPHILLY, developing media and research projects focused on street harassment and related issues. She enjoys exploring communication and social marketing strategies related to gender-based violence. Anna has an M.S. in Criminology from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. in Latin American Studies/Portuguese-Brazilian Studies from Smith College.

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Street Harassment: Getting the Message

(0) Comments | Posted April 4, 2014 | 4:15 PM

On April 1st, HollabackPHILLY (a project of Feminist Public Works) launched a series of anti street harassment ads in the Philadelphia public transit system, including subway car interiors, bus shelters and subway station platforms throughout the city.

This is an expansion of the...

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At Last! A National PSA Campaign to End Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

(2) Comments | Posted September 24, 2013 | 11:12 AM

2013-09-23-ScreenShot20130923at5.05.07PM.pngAfter writing almost a year ago about the need for a major public campaign around sexual violence prevention, I was overjoyed to hear that The Joyful Heart Foundation (headed by Mariska Hargitay of SVU fame) and No...

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HollabackPHILLY's Comic Book Project

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2013 | 2:33 PM

This post is written as part of the RaiseforWomen Challenge, a joint campaign between The Huffington Post, the Half the Sky Movement and the Skoll Foundation to raise funds and recognize NGOs that are empowering women.

The Half the Sky documentary is hard to watch. The challenges facing...

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Sexual Violence Prevention: It's Time to Go Big

(3) Comments | Posted December 12, 2012 | 5:30 PM

I hear a lot of stories. Once people find out I'm interested in sexual violence and don't buy into victim-blaming, stories of harassment, molestation and rape just tend to work their way into the conversation. I feel honored to be trusted enough to hear these stories, but I am also...

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