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Bangladesh battles sexual bullying
Widespread "eve-teasing" blamed for rising dropout rate for schoolgirls in South Asian nation.
Last Modified: 05 Oct 2010 14:53 GMT

In Bangladesh, "eve-teasing” is a somewhat innocent name given to sexual harassment. But the illegal practice is becoming a greater problem as more girls start to go to school and women work outside the home.
 
Because of sexual bullying, the school dropout rate for girls is higher than ever. Nicolas Haque reports from a school in the country's capital, Dhaka.

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