Anna Ntovgkaliouk, activist from St. Petersburg, It started on 25 September a video manifesto dedicated to the fight against «manspreading», the habit of some men sitting with open walk to public transport. The Ntovgkaliouk says that feminists are against this custom in many countries, but that so far in Russia, the problem has not been discussed.
“It is extremely important to draw people's attention to this issue, cause debate, Consequently, creating legislation that will punish the «manspreading», because it shows a lack of respect for women and children and is a disgrace to society ", said.
Some activist friends who share the same views, They threw bleach with water in the crotch of passengers in metro St. Petersburg who sat with their legs apart. In their view, thereby exhibiting their masculinity.