A pavement, on it a chalk message which reads, want to help a disabled passenger? #JustAskDontGrab, a long white cane points towards the letter A

Just Ask Don’t Grab Research Project

Private Spaces, Public Places

In collaboration with Dr Hannah Mason-Bish a Criminologist at the University of Sussex this new project asks disabled women and non-binary people who have experienced non-consensual touching from strangers in public spaces to share their stories.

Read more about the inspiration for the project in my blog post here

If you are a disabled woman or disabled non-binary person and have experienced unwanted touching, intrusive behaviours or forced help share your story and read more about the project here https://privateplacespublicspaces.blog/

Huffington Post Article

As part of the project launch I wrote an article with Dr Mason Bish about the project and our motivation for researching this issue.

You can read it here

BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour

We spoke to Woman’s Hour about the project and Amy’s experiences of unwanted touching. You can listen to the programme here, the interview is in the first 12 minutes.