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URL Jakarta 6624 Sexually harassed 13 times in 35 minutes: Why Jakarta’s streets are not a safe space for women Regardless of race, regardless of clothing, women continue to get harassed on the streets of Jakarta with relentless frequency. How can this still be the case in 2017?

Kate Walton, wanita berdarah Australia yang sudah tinggal di Jakarta selama 5 tahun ini aktif dalam organisasi yang memperjuangkan hak2 wanita.

Tinggal di Jakarta, Kate banyak mengalami pelecehan seksual mulai dari 'catcalling' hingga dipegang dadanya oleh pemotor yang lewat.

Dua minggu yang lalu, Kate memutuskan membuat eksperimen untuk mencari tahu apa yang terjadi jika dirinya berjalan sendirian di jalanan Jakarta dari rumahnya yang berlokasi dekat Pasar Mayestik menuju Plasa Senayan.

Perjalanannya itu memakan waktu sekitar 35 menit. Kate melewati jalanan sepi hingga jalanan utama seperti Jl. Pakubuwono. Dalam perjalanannya itu, Kate mengupdate tweetnya untuk memberi tahu apa yang terjadi selama perjalanannya itu.

Kate Walton @waltonkate
Walking to Senayan Plaza from Pasar Mayestik wearing a skirt that doesn't quite reach my knees. Gonna tweet how many times I get harassed
Kate Walton @waltonkate
1: Pick-up truck of young men yell incoherently at me.
Kate Walton @waltonkate
2: A group of teenage boys yell out MISTER! MISTER! SIR!! CANTIK!
Kate Walton @waltonkate
3: Man in his 20s asks for my phone number without any advance introduction.
Kate Walton @waltonkate
4: 30 seconds later another young man asks for my number. I ask 'What for?' And he said 'Oh just to keep'.
Kate Walton @waltonkate
5: Two men in a row honk their motorbike horns at me.
Kate Walton @waltonkate
7: A pak ogah mutters dirtily at me.
Kate Walton @waltonkate
8: Young man asks where I'm going. I tell him he's being kepo/nosy. He asks for my number.
Kate Walton @waltonkate
9: Man in his 50s says 'hello mr bean' while staring at my chest.
Kate Walton @waltonkate
A few minutes of peace while I walk along Hang Lekir, which is quiet today.
Kate Walton @waltonkate
10: Man in his 50s shakes his head as if in wonder, then tells me I'm beautiful IN FRONT OF HIS WIFE
Kate Walton @waltonkate
11: Man in his 30s says 'hello mister', 'hi', 'hi' repeatedly as I walk away.
Kate Walton @waltonkate
12: Food seller yells OH BEAUTIFUL at me.
Kate Walton @waltonkate
13: Security guard at STC Senayan whistles at me.
Kate Walton @waltonkate
Made it. 35 minutes of walking, 13 incidences of street harassment.
Kate Walton @waltonkate
For the record, my skirt is loose but does not quite reach my knees. I am wearing a loose, tucked-in t-shirt on top.

Banyak yang kesal dengan kejadian yang menimpa Kate ini, tak sedikit dari mereka pun pernah mengalaminya, bahkan ketika mereka menggunakan baju yang tertutup dan biasa saja

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