This article originally appeared at eKantipur.com. As we approach International Women’s Day, the Revolution in South Asia team will increase our focus on the struggles of women, and their participation in liberation movements. We present this article which details the harassment of many women in South Asia known as “eve teasing.” Please contact us if you have suggestions for pieces to publish as we celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2011.
Women rally against “Eve teasing” in S. Asia
NEW DELHI, MAR 01 –
It sounds almost playful, but “Eve teasing” is a daily torment for many women in South Asia, who are now trying to call time on what they see as a bland euphemism for sustained sexual harassment. Read the rest of this entry »