Nivetha Pethuraj opens up about sexual harassment
The country is still reeling under the tragedy that happened to the 8-year-old child. We had also reported how celebrities are expressing their views on the incident.
Now, actress Nivetha Pethuraj too has something to say about sexual harassment. In a series of videos the actress posted on her Facebook page, she went on to say that it’s very difficult to open up to parents about sexual harassment if one is very young. She requested parents to be more responsible and take safeguard their children. She also opened up about how scared she feels to go out these days and urged everyone to help in making the world a safe place again.
She also requested parents to talk to their kids about sexual harassment. She said “I know it is going to be very uncomfortable. But sit your kids down and teach them. Start it even when they (kids) are two years old. Tell them about what should not be said and things like ‘bad touch’.”
She went on to say, “The reason behind posting this video is that I am pretty sure that the most of the people watching the video – both men and women – would have been victims sexual harassment during their childhood. That includes me too.”
We completely agree with you and wish the world becomes a safe place again, Nivetha Pethuraj!
The actress is awaiting the release of her film Tik Tik Tik which promises to be India’s first space film.