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RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN WOMEN MOBILITY AND SEXUAL HARASSMENT: EMPIRICAL STUDY OF METROPOLITAN CITY OF LAHORE

Tahira Jabeen, Munazza Sunbal, Neelofer Taj

Abstract
This article is based on a research conducted to see the
relationship of sexual harassment with mobility of females, going out daily,
in Lahore Metropolitan. Forms, causes, effects and strategies
(individual/mass level) to handle the problem were studied using mixed
methods including structured schedule, in-depth interviews and Focus
Group Discussions. While using purposive sampling technique, 600 females
were grouped into three categories of: students, working women and
housewives to get their opinion about extent of the problem and
suggestions to tackle the problem of sexual harassment in the absence of
legal definition (including legal response) of street sexual harassment in
Pakistan. Data, thus collected, were analyzed using descriptive as well as
inferential statistical (averages, correlations, ANOVA). To solve the
problem, all study participants demanded a more serious role of law
enforcement agencies.

Keywords: Sexual harassment, Females, Mobility, Male domination.