Street harassment is an everyday reality for countless of women around the world, women are whistled at, shouted at and leered on public streets.
Just recently, Model Amna Babar shared her “Street Harrasment” story on Instagram
‘I’m extremely traumatised and devastated with this incident. Im still numbed as to why it happened and what was the all point. “
They were right there in front of my house, doing all the inappropriate actions and abusing, using filthy language.
My reason to put it up on social media is because I think I’ve a platform where my voice can be heard. I really want them to learn a lesson so these kind of people dont have an audacity to ever do this with any girl. This is the first time I’ve experienced such a thing and As a responsible citizen we shouldn’t let such sickness grow in society by ignoring it.’
More power to you Amna! We are soo glad that she came out and shared her story because women are advised to ignore it, and we don’t speak up about it. Therefore, these men keep on doing it.
Street harassment occurs because our society has always allowed it and dismissed the behaviour as “men being men” to shift that culture it takes people standing up and saying street harassment is not OK! If you see something wrong happening, take a STAND! Stand up because believe it or not, we do shape the society we live in.
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