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India cracking down the problem of sexual harassment ; Racing against time for a robust defence against bird flu (17 Feb 2004)


With urbanization, sexual harassment, or locally known as "Eve-teasing", is increasing in Delhi, India. The root of the problem is that sophisticated urban women, asserting their independence, are in conflict with the ultra-conservative attitude from the surrounding countryside. But with the help of the undercover police, women are fighting back. Hong Kong has developed the technology and expertise in combating deadly animal-borne viruses after being hit by epidemics in recent years. It has become a model for Asian countries. Looks at the infrastructure Hong Kong is building to put itself at the forefront of disease control in Asia.

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Publish Date: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2004
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