Harassment in public spaces

I can’t help but notice that most of the points in the “don’ts” section are about how not to treat women in public spaces. This image shows the problems mostly women face in public spaces. This includes touching, cat calling, being called names etc.

As discussed by Shilpa Phadke, it is due to these reasons that a woman feels threatened loitering in a public space. Campaigns like these aim to change the mindset of people in order to make any space comfortable for everyone.

One thought on “Harassment in public spaces

  1. Sad part is why men need to be told not to call women in public baby, sexy? or not to touch them without consent? They are basics of civic conduct. This treatment of women in public is symptomatic of a deep-rooted authority/right men think they have to objectify every woman who steps out either for some work or loiter.


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