We can all exaggerate sometimes too. We can all play up the symptoms of a relatively common and temporary illness (like the common cold for example) if it's going to get us an extra cuppa, a lie on or some peace and quiet. Sometimes we just like to wallow in our bunged-up and sore eyed-ness. We're all human and I'm guessing we all do it.
...it's story upon story of catcalling, financial support being removed from women's groups, women being nervous of standing up to sexist jokers cos their protest will lead to more hassle. It's accounts of young girls being accosted in their school uniform, male entitlement and the reinforcement of gender roles all day, every day.