IN DELHI, AC­TOR ASH­LEY RE­CALLS SEX­UAL TRAUMA

Hindustan Times (Patna) - Live - - Front Page - Sa­marth Goyal

Hol­ly­wood ac­tor Ash­ley Judd who is in the Cap­i­tal as a part of the World Congress Against Sex­ual Ex­ploita­tion of Women and Girls ini­tia­tive, said that she too has been a vic­tim of sex­ual ha­rass­ment. “I was mo­lested when I was 7 years old. I was raped at 14, and then I was raped in 1998. It’s a mir­a­cle that I wasn’t traf­ficked,” she said. The 48-year-old has been in In­dia for a week. At the press con­fer­ence she sported mehendi and greeted ev­ery­one with a Na­maste. At the end of her speech, Ash­ley spoke in Hindi and urged ev­ery­one to rise against sex­ual ex­ploita­tion. “Ab samjhauta nahi,” she said.

PHOTO: SHIVAM SAX­ENA/HT

Hol­ly­wood ac­tor Ash­ley Jude, who is in the Cap­i­tal, sported mehendi and greeted with a Na­maste in true desi style

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