More than 100 people marched in the Costa Rican capital San José on Sunday to protest against sexual harassment in public places, or street harassment. They also marched in solidarity with the family of Gerardo Cruz, who was stabbed shortly after publicly denouncing a perpetrator of street harassment.
The bill would do much more than prohibit catcalls. It calls for outlawing bullying, stalking, racism and all forms of sexual harassment. It also calls for developing public policies aimed at preventing these abuses.