Ads in Subway Trains Encourage People to Stop Sexual Harassment

 February 27, 2018
Ads in Subway Cars Encourage People to Stop Sexual Harassment
Beijing Women's Federation put up posters against sexual harassment in subway stations and on trains, encouraging women to speak out when they encounter sexual offence. [China Women's News]

 

A man sexually harassed a woman on a bus in Tongzhou, a district in Beijing, on July 17, 2017. The woman tried to protect herself from the sexual harassment. However, she was stabbed by the man.

The Beijing Women's Federation paid attention to the case. The women's federation posted ads on subway trains on eight subway lines in Beijing on August 1.

The federation urged women to learn how to protect their rights and interests. The federation encouraged women to resist harassers, and the federation appealed to the public to stop harassers if they witness someone suffering from sexual harassment.

The event aims to raise women's awareness of rights protection and urge them to defend their legal rights. The organizers also called on the public to fight against sexual harassment and create a civilized and harmonious living environment for women.

(Women of China)

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