No One Talks About

It hap­pens to women all the time—you’re in a crowded place and, all of a sud­den, a strange man touches or rubs up against you in­ap­pro­pri­ately. Don’t brush off the ex­pe­ri­ence. Ex­perts now re­alise that grop­ing can have last­ing ef­fects on your self-es­teem

Cosmopolitan (India) - - COSMO REPORT - By Stephanie Booth; Ad­di­tional In­puts by Me­her Bajwa

In wake of the na­tion­wide furor over the shock­ing and bru­tal gan­grape— and even­tual death of an in­no­cent 23-year- old—it’s clear: self-pro­tec­tion needs to be our first pri­or­ity, now more than ever be­fore. De­spite the heart­en­ing, large scale protests be­ing staged for this par­tic­u­lar case, the fact is that most of us go through some kind of sex­ual har­rass­ment of­ten, and we usu­ally ig­nore it! Whether it’s be­ing groped on the metro, be­ing brushed up against while wait­ing in line at the movies, or be­ing be­ing eve teased on the road, th­ese ac­tions count as sex­ual

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