Eve Teasing – a Social Malady

Eve Teasing – a Social Malady

Eve-teasing is a social malady. It is a form of harassment of young girls. Eve teasing is a real picture of an affront to womenfolk and a stark humiliation. It is a bad practice of some miscreants. It aggravates social values and customs too. Eve teasing is a matter of great concern for civil society. Eve teasing is aimed at tantalizing and molesting a girl against her consent.

This evil practice is done by teenage boys in the full swing. It is also being practiced by boys of rural areas in broad daylight. Places including parks, campuses, picnic spots, etc. where women are being teased randomly. It is eating into the entire society gradually. There are many cogent causes in the wake of eve-teasing. Young girls commit suicide being no longer able to withstand the agony perpetrated on them by eve-teasers.

The girls and their families have to undergo harassment for long. They hardly get justice because of legal loopholes. Unconsciousness and carelessness of the guardians, abuses of mobile phones, lack of religious teachings, wearing see-through dresses by girls, indecent postures of adolescent girls and lastly carelessness of the law enforcement agencies contribute a lot to incidents like eve-teasing. Eve teasing has an awful effect on society. Adolescent girls cannot move freely. ‘They always feel insecure outside of their home. Even a trifle matter leads a promiscuous lover to throw acid on his beloved’s body. Even, it results in committing suicide decisively.

Bold and preemptive approaches can be taken for eradicating and curbing the coarse practice. Parents should be vigilant on the movement of their children. Proper use of mobile phones must be ensured. Watching obscene cinemas must be stopped. The use of filmy and diaphanous dresses must be prohibited. Even, law enforcers should play a pivotal role in tackling this problem properly. Stringent law should be enacted and its proper implementation is expected. The government should come forward to helping and taking some palliative measures to prevent embarrassing situations drastically.