“Eve Teasers” slip by the law but not by bloggers

There has been much talk about vigilante blogging. These are people who expose bad civic behavior that the law and authorities can’t or won’t help prevent. In Bangladesh, there’s the phenomenon of “eve teasing,” or crude blatant sexual harassment. This story on Global Voices tells of a blogger who witnessed some college boys pull down a random woman’s pants in public to humiliate her. The blogger confronted the youths and got beaten up while being chastised by other bystanders for interfering.

He took to the internet, and the response went overwhelmingly to his side.

Read more at Global Voices.

Bangladesh: Using Blog To Expose ‘Eve Teaser” (Global Voices)

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