Made by Naveen Naqvi.

Street Harassment is a global phenomenon that is largely overlooked, and even considered acceptable despite there being laws against it in many places, including Pakistan. Street harassment includes making sexually explicit comments, ogling, whistling, following and groping. In the making of these videos, we found that many Pakistani women, especially from the lower-middle classes began wearing burqas because they found the additional garment enabling in many ways. However, they find that the problem of street harassment has worsened, and even in burqas, they are harassed as they wait for buses, rickshas, taxis, or walk down the street. We found that this intimidation was experienced by women across class, age, religion and ethnicity.

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3 Responses to Stop Staring!

  1. […] Link for Article: http://gawaahi.org/2011/09/30/stop-staring/ […]

  2. Media is the main reason
    We see girls on tv jo har kisi ke soch gandi ker raha hay

    Islam is the correct religion, jis nay orton ko parday main rehnay ka kaha
    har taraf aisa hota to fahashi na phelti, burai na phelti.

    ab 14 year kay larkay ka zehan ganda ho to wo aisay kam he karay ga.

    aur youth kay zehan aisay hain aj kal wo isi ko zindagi kehtay hain maslan “yaar abu g ap kis poranay zamanay say ho ab larkian dupatay kay begair phirti hain is main koi hurj nahi”

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