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    • Anonymous Israeli woman
    • 29.12.11 | 12:40 (IST)

    Does anyone know or care whether a woman or girl is fondled or groped while riding on a chronically over-crowded bus? It happens a lot. It has happened to me. But I never even thought to report such a thing. Who would I report it to and what would I expect to come of my complaint? So I suffered in silence. What about verbally abusive bus drivers who if you ask them a question they don't like will berate you and humiliate you in front of all the other passengers? Who would I report him to and why would I have reason to think anything would come of my complaint? You should check it out with other women. If we were a truly enlightened society, there would be no question of women being forced to sit at the back of the bus. Women would have their own buses with women drivers!!

    from the article: Israel doesn't really want to end gender segregation
    First published 03:37 29.12.11 | Last updated 03:37 29.12.11
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