Via twitter, I was alerted to this chilling video that captures a huge group of men harassing and attacking women in the streets of Iran.
In the comments of the article, someone posted a link to a video clip from a film by a Dutch woman who goes to Iran to see what it’s like to be a female tourist. On camera, men grope her and harass her as she walks down the street. Next it appears she goes into a building to escape them and a security guard comes to talk to her and starts off by kissing each cheek and hugging her, which she allows b/c it seems like he’s just being polite and reassuring. But then he won’t stop and soon is seen groping her breasts while she fights to get away.
I feel frightened for the women. I feel frightened for all women around the world who face street harassment from men in public places. We must work to end this global problem!