Faculty associate publication on young Muslim women’s experiences of eve-teasing in Kolkata slums: Kabita Chakraborty


In her new article, “Eve-Teasing and Education Mobility: Young Women’s Experiences in the Urban Slums of India”Kabita Chakraborty presents parts of her ongoing research detailing young Muslim people’s experiences of eve-teasing in the urban slums (bustees) of Kolkata (Calcutta), India.  The article focuses on how eve-teasing is an important marker in young people’s transition into the youth period in the bustees and how it curbs and expands young women’s mobility.  Chakraborty argues that a youth-centered perspective on the phenomenon of eve-teasing contributes a different understanding to public discussion from dominant narratives that focus on experiences of gender violence and mobility.

The article is published in Geographies of Children and Young People, volume 4, pp 1-24 and is available at: http://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-981-4585-91-0_12-1