When I landed in Buenos Aires, sweating from the inevitable humidity that plagues the city in the summer, I had only positive thoughts. I had been abroad before in high school, I spoke Spanish near fluently, I wasn’t shy, and I thought this semester was going to be easy and rewarding for me. Little did […]
For women and femme-presenting people, street harassment is an uncomfortable–and common–problem, even at home. But when you go abroad the rules change, and you may not feel as comfortable standing up to harassment. Here are some tips on handling harassment while abroad.