A Kit to Prevent Sexual Harassment

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A Kit to Prevent Sexual Harassment

Illustration: Akshita Monga

M

arch is a lovely month. In the days preceding and succeeding Women’s Day there is a certain graciousness in the air. For these few days a year, men are forced to extend women some basic courtesies such as not flashing them their penis in a public place or groping them while they go about their work in offices. As we already know, the mere existence of a vagina is an invitation to sexual harassment and abuse. I often find myself wishing I had a vanity kit of accessories that could somehow contain my womanliness and sidestep any form of abuse and harassment from happening to me. Because clearly, it isn’t as if we are doing this consciously and unconsciously all the time.

As always, the answer to my prayers came from a man. Daniel Dopps, the creator of Mensez, has shown us the light. He has invented a glue stick for the vagina that can be used to contain period flow.

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