Persuasive Essay On Catcalling

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Females around the world all know the feeling of walking outside and instantly scanning their surroundings, having a male family member hug a little too tight, or possibly being stared or yelled at while walking on the sidewalk. When a study was taken in 2008 with 811 female participant, almost all but three said they have faced catcalling (“Statistics – Stop Street Harassment Studies”). Dictionary defines catcalling as, “A loud, sexually suggestive call or comment directed at someone publicly (as on the street).” (“Catcall”). Girls are constantly told to be alert, and when they finally start feeling safe, they are reminded how perverted the world around them truly is. Unknowing of how dangers the world is, parents bring newborn babies into the world in hope for a bright futures. Little do they know that one in ten children will be sexually abused before the age of 18 (“Child Sexual Abuse Statistics”). Recently, this topic has come to the media’s attention because of Larry Nassar. He was a doctor for the USA Gymnastics national team that abused his position as a doctor to sexual abuse young girls. He has been sentenced to 40 to 175 years behind bars (Adams). Parents placed trust in Larry to take care of their daughters, but later they realized the detrimental effect of his “medical techniques”. Even though males of any age can be sexual assaulted, the statics are higher for females (“10 Things You May Not Know About Rape”). This is a scary topic because parents do not want

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