Vox Pop : What do you think about proposed sexual harassment law?
Gender Minister Olivia Grange pronounced in Parliament yesterday that a law will be tabled to prosecute men who make unwanted sexual advances such as catcall 'Psst!'.
In light of that, THE STAR asked persons: How do you feel about the impending law? What sexual advances have you experienced?
I agree with that law. Sometimes yu walking, they touch yu and when yu don't like it them cuss yu. Even my 13-year-old daughter, a man touch her and when me go to him bout it, him tell me say a him fi touch her and ask me if a woman me want touch her.
- Maxine McKenzie
Some man love touch. Some man see yu a go bout yu business, them just see yu and grab yu up. Law fi pass gainst it. A no every woman weh come a road a look somebody. A law fi pass too fi lock up woman who walk pon the road naked [in skimpy outfits]. Cause sometimes the man dem feel say just because them dress suh them suppose to touch them.
- Keneisha Hunter-Forbes
Mi don't like when some man touch. Psst!! Nothing no wrong with dat but some a the man love touch. When yu talk up to them and smile with them, dem feel it okay fi touch yu. Law fi pass, yes, so them can get charged.
- Tyesha Grant