A study of Women Harassment in public transports in Bangladesh Tahmina Akter dipu & Nasratul Ferdous

A study of Women Harassment in public  transports in Bangladesh

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Tahmina Akter dipu & Nasratul Ferdous

Abstract

Bangladesh is densely a populated country. About 16crore peoples are lived here. In our country besides men women are also worked here. Many women are working outside the homes to support their families and using the local transport to reach destinations. But it is a matter of great regret that women’s are in our country is not safe. They can’t move anywhere freely. They face several problems & uncomfortable situation which can we called harassment. This harassment can also be sexual. Sexual harassment against women on public transport is one form of gender-based violence .It is estimated 35% of women globally have experience sexual violence, with many more reporting sexual harassment. In the rise of urban living, how does this affect gender equality in today’s world? The study, which covered 2,500 women between the ages of 15-35 from every district, found that 90 percent of women and girls have suffered some form of sexual harassment while on public buses and trains. Of those, only four percent sought help from the police.

Key words: Harassment, Public  Transport, Whistle, Kissing Sound, Touching.

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Title: A study of Women Harassment in public  transports in Bangladesh
Author: Tahmina Akter dipu & Nasratul Ferdous
Journal Name: International Journal of Science and Business
Website: ijsab.com
ISSN: ISSN 2520-4750 (Online), ISSN 2521-3040 (Print)
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3630353
Media: Online
Volume: 3
Issue: 6
Acceptance Date: 19/11/2019
Date of Publication: 25/11/2019
PDF URL: https://ijsab.com/wp-content/uploads/430.pdf
Free download: Available
Page: 215-222
First Page: 215
Last Page: 222
Paper Type: Research Paper
Current Status: Published

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Tahmina Akter dipu & Nasratul Ferdous (2019). Women Harassment in public  transports in Bangladesh. International Journal of Science and Business, 3(6), 215-222.  doi: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3630353

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Tahmina Akter Dipu, (Corresponding author), Department  of Bangladesh and Liberation War studies, Noakhali  science  and Technology University, Bangladesh.

Nasratul Ferdous, Department  of Bangladesh and Liberation War studies, Noakhali  science  and Technology University, Bangladesh.

 

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3630353

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