Professor Mahesh Nalla featured in MSU Today article

Photo of Mahesh NallaProfessor Mahesh Nalla was recently featured in an MSU Today article entitled “Widespread Sexual Harassment Persist in India”. Quoted in the article, Professor Nalla stated, “Women in India do not feel safe being in public spaces, which is clearly a human rights issue.”  About 40 percent of women surveyed in Delhi said they have been sexually harassed in a public place such as a bus or park in the past year, with most of the crimes occurring in the daytime. Further, 33 percent of women have stopped going out in public and 17 percent have quit their jobs rather than face harassment, or worse, in public places.

 

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