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Over 4 in 10 women in India experience harassment before the age of 19

EMERGENCY APPEAL

Update: Tuesday 26th Sep 2017
Author by: Saroj Kumar Pattnaik

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Over 4 in 10 women in India experience harassment before the age of 19

More than four in 10 women (41%) in India experience harassment or violence before the age of 19, according to a new ActionAid research released today. The four-nation survey also revealed that women around the world experience harassment for the first time at a shockingly young age with 6% experiencing harassment before the age of 10 in India. The figure for Brazil is 16% while it is 12% in UK and 8% in Thailand

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