Eve teasing and its psychosocial influence among the adolescent girls”

Umesh Gadekar

Gender discrimination is enormous problem not only within Indian society but worldwide. In Indian society patriarchal norms have discriminated women and imposed secondary status. It affects women's social, cultural and political involvement. This process of discrimination begins at adolescent age. Eve-teasing is emerging as a widespread burning issue throughout the country at present. The term Eve-teasing refers to the harassment of women by men. Although the term “eve teasing” originates from Indian society, in recent times, this vice has spread over all the sub-continental countries. In the eve of globalization and Information and technology gender discrimination and women issues has turned in to new dimension. The present paper wants to highlight on eve teasing as beginning of her own underestimation and pursing herself as an inferior individual.

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