There is no gainsaying my assertion that Sri Lankans are prudes when it comes to sex, especially sex outside of marriage. Whether on Galle Face Green or in Peradeniya Gardens, the local constabulary make it their business to go around harassing youngsters making out beneath the minimum of privacy an umbrella offers. While one might have got up to a little premarital mischief oneself, one naively assumes no one else has. Sex, like so much else swept under the carpet during Victorian times, is yet to emerge as a topic suitable for even adult discussion in Sri Lanka. But even as puritanical adults persist in pretending that it is the stork that brings home the babies, young Sri Lankans have entered on a trajectory of promiscuity all on their own, some of it happy, some of it sad.
Ninety per cent of Sri Lankan women endure sexual harassment on public transport, UNFPA study shows
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Despite the absence of formal data, these issues are all too familiar to women and girls, the survey confirms. The study also shines a light on the far-reaching effects this harassment has on the lives of women and girls, from their educations and livelihoods to their place of residence and personal relationships. Initiated in , the study included 2, individuals between the ages of 15 and Information was gathered through interviews, questionnaires and focus groups. Women reported experiencing a wide range of mistreatment on public transport, including leering, verbal abuse and unwelcome advances, but the majority of harassment was physical. Seventy-four per cent of women and girls reported they had been deliberately touched. Women in Sri Lanka — especially low-income women — rely heavily on public transport.
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