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Chikan in Japan: The Perverted Phenomenon of Brazen Gropers

Sexual harassment is an unfortunate problem around the world, and Japan is also no stranger to these situations. The Japanese word "chikan" (molester or pervert) has even gained international attention through the years, especially in the wake of the #MeToo movement. As victims of public groping and sexual assault are speaking out more, lawmakers are doing more to keep everyone safe. This article will cover who the common perpetrators and victims are, actions being taken to combat the issue, and what you can do in this situation.