Dear Catcallers, you’re on Instagram

Does it make you feel like a “real” man when you see a woman walking down the street and you decide to make her day by catcalling her?

Classic 2.0 "psssst, whoooooop, Can he have your number?" #dearcatcallers

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It’ll never be a compliment so quit pushing it. It’s revolting. It’s annoying. It’s street harassment.

#dearcatcallers "I know what I would do with you, baby"

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20-year-old Amsterdam-based student Noa Jansma decided to do something different: she decided to take a selfie with every creep who harassed her, uploading the photo on Instagram, with the nasty things her abusers say in the caption.

Nog een keer #dearcatcallers *psssssst, kissing sounds and whistling"

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#dearcatcallers "hmmmm you wanna kiss?"

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What does each post look like? Every selfie taken by Noa shows her irritation as her abusers show unapologetic grins. THEY’RE NOT SORRY. THEY’RE PROUD.

#dearcatcallers "baby! Baby! *whisting*"

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She documented her experience through the @dearcatcallers Instagram page. The experiment has ended but it doesn’t mean these catcallers are in the past as well.

#dearcatcallers … after following me for straight 10 minutes "sexy girl Where you goin'?? Can I come with you ?" …

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She explains she’ll be passing the account to different girls around the world to create a global dialogue of what women face in their day-to-day lives.

#dearcatcallers

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Starting January 1, 2018, catcalling will be punishable by law in the native Netherlands of Jansma and all violators will be subject to fines around 190 euros ($220).

Mmmmmm beautiful sweet girl #dearcatcallers

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Let more nations follow this example.

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