She will be meeting and speaking to the young girls about sexual harassment, things they face while making and how to tackle it.
Esha Gupta on sexual harassment: Women need confidence, awareness to raise their voices
New Delhi - 10 Jan 2018 23:00 IST
Actress Esha Gupta, who will deliver a lecture on sexual harassment to young girls, says the issue needs to be spoken about and women need the "necessary confidence and awareness to raise their voices".
Gupta has been approached by Delhi University to address the issue of sexual harassment. She will be meeting and speaking to the young girls about sexual harassment, things they face while making and how to tackle it, on 15 January here, a statement said.
"Sexual harassment at workplaces has been happening to women from the time women were allowed to work alongside men," Gupta said in the statement.
"People understand it as a part and parcel of being working woman. There are girls who come out and talk about it today but in many cases there are girls who don't speak about it at all for the fear of being shamed," she added.
Gupta wants women to learn to be vocal about every issue they face "because civililsation begins with a woman".
She will next be seen in Aankhen 2 on the silver screen.