'Don't tell me how to dress': Thai women reject Songkran advice

'Don't tell me how to dress': Thai women reject Songkran advice
 

When a Thai government official told women to dress carefully to prevent harassment at the Songkran festival, it brought back painful memories for model Cindy Sirinya Bishop.
The Thai-American was just 17 when she was sexually harassed at the New Year celebrations. Dressed in a loose black t-shirt and three-quarter shorts, Ms Bishop found herself cornered by five men after she was separated from her friends.
"They surrounded me and tried touching me. I just ran and managed to get away from them. I haven't been to Songkran since," Ms Bishop told the BBC.
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13 April 2018 in World News, Views: 60
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