Two sisters fought back against sexual harassment. Their moves are being applauded in a country where sexual violence has come under the spotlight in the last few years. December 1, A video of two sisters fighting back against alleged sexual harassers on a bus in northern India is the latest spark in a continuing conversation about the country's sexual violence issues.
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A video of two sisters beating up three men, who were allegedly sexually harassing them on a moving bus in India, has gone viral on social media. Friday's incident, recorded by a passenger on a mobile phone, took place in the northern state of Haryana. Violence against Indian women has been in the spotlight since the gang rape and murder of a student on a bus in the capital, Delhi, in December The latest incident happened in Rohtak district when the two students, year-old Aarti and year-old Pooja, were on their way home.
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Footage of two sisters hitting a man with a belt after a group of men allegedly sexually harassed them on a bus has gone viral. Eve teasing, or public abuse of women - particularly on public transport, is reportedly common in parts of India. One of the women told BBC Hindi three young men in total "threatened us and abused us" on board a bus in the Rohtak district as they were travelling home. The two students, aged 22 and 19, said they took on their alleged attackers when no-one else on the bus came forward to help them. One of them beat my sister while two others caught hold of me.
India News Reuters Wednesday July 24, Home Minister Amit Shah will chair a panel of four cabinet ministers to examine ways to prevent workplace sexual harassment, a ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, as activists criticised the official response to the MeToo movement. An Air India pilot accused of sexual harassment by a junior colleague has been barred from entering the premises of the airline without permission, news agency PTI quoted an official as saying today. Sexual harassment cases are "often" being witnessed at Air India and the airline needs to come down "very very heavily" on such offenders, the company's Chairman and Managing Director Ashwani Lohani told employees on Thursday, after a sexual harassment case was filed by its pilot.