This Sunday, 2pm in Causeway Bay, protesters will gather to rally against sexual harassment and assault in Hong Kong.
The focus this year will be on incidents at the Occupy protests.
In a statement earlier in the protests about violence and police inaction, Amnesty International said “women and girls were among those targeted, including incidents of sexual assault, harassment and intimidation.”
Journalists reporting being hurt and sexually harassed covering anti-occupiers confronting #OccupyCentral protesters. Extremely concerning
— Leslie Tang (@LeslieMTang) October 3, 2014
HAPPENING NOW: Benny Tai is close to tears as he recounts reports of sexual assault at the protests in Mong Kok. pic.twitter.com/GqlME483LP
— Anjali Tsui 徐安姿 (@anjalitsui) October 3, 2014
One instance of harassment was captured on video:
The aim of Slutwalk is:
To march with survivors and groups from different communities to stop all sexual, gender-based and body-based violence. To stop survivors of violence from experiencing secondary victimisation and reclaim our bodies.