Wearing a sleeveless black dress and with her brown hair gracefully swept into a chignon, Solongo sipped some tea in an office in downtown Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, and slowly spoke about what happened when she was While walking home from church next to the hodgepodge of homes and yurts crammed into the hilly areas north of the city, a man grabbed her, threatened to kill her, and then raped her. Solongo berated herself for walking through a dangerous area instead of taking a bus—such self-blame is not uncommon among Mongolian women. The two separated after he had an affair. She has no job; her sons are 8 and 11, and they are acting out. Her counselor, Yanjmaa Jutmaan, 41, listened intently as Solongo described her problems.
The fly, as Lonely Planet calls it, is sexual harassment in Cairo's public spaces, and in recent years, it's been recognized as a widespread problem. Discussions about sexual harassment — in Egypt or elsewhere — often question whether a woman's appearance provokes her harasser. Take the movie "Cairo Time," which tells a story of unexpected love between an Egyptian man and an American woman. In one scene Juliette, played by Patricia Clarkson, navigates the streets of Cairo — her appearance, particularly her blond hair, attracts stares from young men. Because she's middle-aged, Juliette thinks she's imagining the harassment. But her love, Tareq, is not surprised: "You are beautiful woman," he tells her.
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Experiences of sexual and love relationships with tourist women lead Cuban men to articulate and act upon different — often contradictory — models of masculinity. Important dimensions of their paradoxical enactments of masculinities can thus be highlighted and explained. The key implications of the Special Period in its relation with the development of international tourism have been recently assessed by Cabezas , who emphasizes how the crisis and the way the Cuban government coped with it resulted in the amplification of gender and racial inequalities and the emergence of new sexual formations that found expression in the tourism realm. Following the massive arrival of people from abroad, a wide range of tourism-related activities escaping state regulation flourished on the island, a place where interactions with foreigners had the potential of being more beneficial and gratifying than many other professional activities. Indeed, in spite of governmental efforts to control tourism, Cuban men and women found ways to avoid governmental restrictions and create opportunities to engage with tourists, offering their services as guides or companions, seeking foreign friendships, selling cigars, providing private taxis, accommodation or food, and — central to my concerns here — engaging in sex and romance with foreigners.
The Straits Times understands that they are from China. They were on valid social visit passes, but allegedly used them to commit vice-related offences, the police said. The women had advertised their sexual services on various online websites, and condoms and lubricants were seized as case exhibits.