No telling how many catcallers dog women on Philly streets

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(Billy Penn illustration)

(Billy Penn illustration)

It’s tough to pin down just how much catcalling happens in Philadelphia and elsewhere, but Anna Orso, a reporter for Billy Penn, gathered plenty of anecdotal evidence in her recent article “Street harassment in Philly: Unsafe, Uncomfortable and Untracked.”

She spoke with NewsWorks Tonight’s Shai Ben-Yaacov to shed light on how pervasive the phenomenon is in the area, and why it is difficult to get hard data on these incidents.

You can listen to their conversation above in the audio player.

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