'10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman' video prompts look at street harassment in U.S.

Posted at 8:39 AM, Oct 29, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-29 11:07:13-04

A new video making the rounds on social media is forcing people to take a closer look at street harassment in the United States.

In the video, "10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman," a woman does exactly what the title says, and is continuously catcalled and harassed.

Rob Bliss, who filmed the project, partnered with Hollaback!, a movement to end street harassment.

Bliss carried a camera in a backpack and walked in front of the woman who is catcalled over 100 times, volunteer Shoshanna B. Roberts.

The video has been viewed more than 1 million times on YouTube in less than 24 hours.

Watch the video and comment below: Have you or someone you know experienced anything similar?