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Every woman has been sexually harassed.

Take a poll of the women in your workplace or among your friends, and I am sure every one of them has been told something sexually inappropriate at least twice. And we are not just speaking about the young sexy things in their twenties. In a heated argument with a friend, he seemed to doubt that.

Toward the end of 2016, #LifeinLeggings swept across social media (Facebook). It began in Barbados with two women speaking out on their stories of sexual harassment, and soon it trended across the Caribbean, as women came out with their own daily humiliation. There were stories of women who experienced harassment – and rape– before they were teenagers and some by men in their neighbourhood who were familiar with the victim’s parents and had known the victim from infancy.

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