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Eve Teasing? Are You Kidding Me?

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By Malathy Madathilezham

Frankly,I take offence to this term eve teasing.. Wikipedia describes this term as a euphemism used in India and Pakistan for sexual harassment or molestation of women by men in public… According to me it just makes light of the inexcusable, immoral and lecherous actions of filthy cowardly men who do not leave an opportunity to humiliate women.

Personally, I myself have undergone and have seen such shameful instances and am proud to say that I have stood up against the insensitive and disrespectful perpetrator(s) of such actions. But more often than not, the woman/girl is ‘advised’ to keep her mouth shut and tolerate such disrespectful actions. What is that prevent women from raising voice against sexual harassment in public? Why are we silent witnesses to the lady standing beside us in a bus or walking on a busy market street getting violated?

Its rampant in India, this kind of public sexual harassment. And sadly, most of us feel that the woman is equally responsible.’ The lady in question is judged on her dress, her mannerisms etc if she dares to raise her voice against the pervert who pinches, fondles, or uses sexually flavored filthy language! The people nearby are more interested in seeing the ‘tamasha’ than intervene and put the perp to task. The sneers, the comments embarrass the lady to no end. Yes there are laws, but more than laws, the attitude of the society, men and women, towards such acts need to be changed.. the term eve teasing should be done away with…

Walking down a street, travelling on a bus, or even partying with friends, the one thought that is always there in the back… How do I prevent myself from being subjected to public sexual harassment? Thus special effort is taken to dodge the hands and legs, dress and act ‘properly’, etc etc but does it spoil the fun or not! So does being a an average woman mean that I need to behave a certain way to avoid being targeted… No!The fact is that, however you behave, dress and wherever you are, whatever time it is… you are at greater risk of being violated just because you happen to be born as a female.

Am I not a free citizen of this country? Why does being a woman make me less free? Why do I have to tolerate the nonsense of the perverted men who want to assert their non existent superiority or sexuality?

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5 Reasons Why Millennials Hop Jobs Soon

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First the important questions, what is a Millennial or how do we define Millennial? Wikipedia defines it as the Generation Y which began after Generation X and those born between early 1980’s to 2000. Yeah, you got it right, the impatient kind.

So why are they tagged Job hoppers and why don’t they stick like the previous generations. Five most important reasons are.

  1. They like challenges, one ceases to exist, they lose interest and they know the world has many so they move ahead. Sticking around unnecessarily in the digital world is boring for them.
  2. They know their true worth and anyone trying to underpay in cash or kind is undeserving according to them. The employer has to pamper because the Millennial otherwise would leave for a more pampering employer.
  3. The Millennial is a selfish creature. He likes working for his own good and when he does this, he helps the world become a better place. Mark Zuckerberg created a Facebook for example and today the world’s a small society, ain’t it? So basically, let him do what he wants and thereby wait for your good.
  4. The Millennial looks for several other benefits too. Like a great office, game zones, flexi-timings, work from home in case he needs, sometimes even beer in the office (some companies do have that option). If you don’t have such facilities, this group of Gen Y won’t stay and will find a better place. So better equip or lose on good talent.
  5. And finally, they need evolving opportunities. So give them training opportunities, development techniques. Yes, they might turn out bigger than you in the process but if you don’t allow them such perks, they won’t stay in anycase.

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