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Everyday Sexism project reveal sexist comments are a daily reality for women
A project known as The Everyday Sexism Project catalogues different kinds of sexism that has been experienced by women on a day to day basis. Telegraph Wonder Women's weekly teamed up with them and through the project revealed various sexism experiences of women in the span of their last seven days.

Some of these experiences reveal that women are not looked upon with respect. For instance, telegraph.co.uk has reported an account of an women who said, “Male stranger says: "Tell your husband thanks for buying you those tits, they're hot." While another one said, “I was followed around today during my run by a guy on a bike who rated different parts of my body.” These kind of comments are uttered by people irrespective of the person the young lady may be along with as this experience by another woman explains it all, “Walking with my mum, a man sitting outside a pub starts shouting "threesome? THREESOME!?” at us.

But while there are women who know how to tackle such kind of comments and shut them up with their wit. But it is not always true that a woman may find success with their fightback, but sometimes it just may work like this one experienced by a lady who was quoted, “Guy at work used to think it was OK to only ever address me as big boobs. "Morning big boobs" etc. I started addressing him as "small dick" he soon realised that maybe saying "morning Kate" would be a better way to address me.” But how many girls would reply them back? Very few.

Such kind of sexist comment is nothing new in India as well. Even the son of the Indian President, Pranab Mukherjee, Abhijit Mukherjee did it when she called rape protesters as 'dainted and painted', which created a huge furore. What can one expect, if such persons come up with such comments and in India one is sure to find people calling you by different names on the road, office – you name it and mentality of such boys will never change and will always look down upon women.

Anuradha, who hails from Jamshedpur considers the sexist comments by men to be a part of her life. She said, “For me I have heard everything from 'beautiful' to 'Kya maal hai.” But, after some point she started to answer back these men and discovered that some of these men retreat and even apologise for their act. There is a need for such more women in today's India, where girls are taken for granted, but things are changing with girls standing up against men as well.

She narrates an experience, “I vividly remember an incident where I was walking along a deserted road in Jamshedpur. It was summer afternoon and a group of school boys, much younger to me, started throwing stones at me for no rhyme or reason. Once I turned around and gave them a piece of my mind and asked their home address, stating that I would follow them home to complain to their parents, they got scared. So much so that they started calling me didi (elder sister).”

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