Artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh Takes Her 'Stop Telling Women To Smile Campaign' To Mexico

February 12, 2015 3:56 PM

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Artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh Takes Her 'Stop Telling Women To Smile Campaign' To Mexico

"Street harassment is a serious issue that affects women worldwide," the artist proclaims on her site. "This project takes women’s voices, and faces, and puts them in the street -- creating a bold presence for women in an environment where they are so often made to feel uncomfortable and unsafe."

Fazlalizadeh has recently honed into the "worldwide" aspect of street harassment, taking her project -- which debuted in Philadelphia and Brookyln -- to Mexico City, where "acoso en las calles" is a significant problem. According to a 2010 United Nations report, Mexico ranks amongst the worst countr...

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