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Nur Fettahoğlu says 'Stand Against Street Harass'

The “standup - stand against street harassment” program, which raises awareness of street harassment so that individuals can live safely in the community, continues its goal of helping reduce street harassment. Nur Fettahoglu, the brand's beauty ambassador, also participated in the StandUp program, which L'oréal Paris considers globally and continues its work to raise awareness in Turkey. The beauty ambassador, who spoke about the importance of the information he received after 5D training, told everyone about this training From L'oreal Paris website he called for them to take it.

L'oréal Paris Beauty ambassador Nur Fettahoğlu, drawing attention to the importance of street harassment in society, said: "We know that harassment is one of the biggest problems faced by women in particular. Awareness and awareness of this issue is both an important and very necessary step. Moreover, not only women, but men are also subjected to street harassment. For this reason, it is very important to be aware and educated about this issue. One of the biggest problems with street harassment is that people keep quiet because they don't know what to do in a situation like this. Therefore, it is treated as a problem that unfortunately cannot be solved both in our country and in the world. Loreal Paris aims to solve the root cause of this problem by explaining practical and safe methods developed to counter street harassment with standup 5D training. Raising awareness of this issue by addressing large audiences will open the door to major changes," he said.

"The result of our research with Ipsos in 2019 Sunday presented very worrying data," said Mehmet Karamollaoğlu, director of Corporate Communications and Market Research at L'oréal Turkey, referring to the international work that L'oréal Paris has done with Ipsos. In the study, 78% of women around the world stated that they have been abused at least 1 time in their lives, which means almost 4 out of 5 women. But unfortunately, only 25% of these people said that someone helped, and 79% said that if they could get help, the situation could improve. 

The consequences of street harassment are enormous. It lowers women's self-confidence and is an obstacle to their empowerment. These problems are also problems that L'oréal Paris is addressing and wants to solve," he said.

As for the 5D method involved in the StandUp program and education, Sinem Sandikçi Gökçen, General Manager of L'oréal Turkey Consumer Products Division, said: "Hollaback, one of our international partners! and in cooperation with Boğaziçi University lifelong learning center (BÜYÜKEM) in Turkey, we started this project to counter street harassment. Hollaback he is a non-governmental organization specializing in the fight against street harassment and is the creator of the 5D method. 5D offers 5 basic solutions that are proven, safe, simple and effective against street harassment. Looking at the content of 5D, there are different methods to be applied in the case of interfering with street harassment. These; Distract, engage, prove, intervene directly and show solidarity it can be sorted in the form. Standup training is for everyone. Standup's target audience is for all people who see someone being harassed on the street, regardless of whether they are men or women, and do not know what to do in this situation. At this point, it could be anyone who has been subjected to street harassment or testified," he said.

L'oréal Paris, which argues that it is possible to live in a more peaceful society; at his address, he encourages everyone to become aware of street harassment and get 5D training through websites to stand up to street harassment.

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