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New York City is working on a smart phone application that would allow users to report unwanted catcalling.

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras reportedly approved $20,000 worth of research money for the Brooklyn non-profit Hollaback!

The company already uses an app to collect complaints detailing, mainly, unwanted sidewalk encounters.

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