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7 Charts That Prove Street Harassment Definitely Isn't A Problem Anymore

** ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, FEB. 9 ** An Egyptian street vender stands calling passing foreigners in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Aug. 1
** ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, FEB. 9 ** An Egyptian street vender stands calling passing foreigners in downtown Cairo, Egypt, Aug. 12, 2008. A recent study by a Cairo-based women's rights group shows that 83 percent of Egyptian women and 98 percent of foreign women surveyed said they were harassed. Even more startling: Of the men surveyed, 62.4 percent said they harassed women. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil) ** NO ONLN ** NO IONLN **

Everyone knows that street harassment isn't a bad thing. It's merely another form of flattery, showered on women who should consider themselves lucky that a man is paying attention to them in the first place. It's also completely innocuous; the men who participate are just trying to interact with women on a straightforward, no-nonsense level.

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