I was reading a newspaper published in Indonesia and while quoting sexual harassment , the term 'eve-teasing" was repeatedly used.
E.g. The Bontang police arrested two residents for eve-teasing, beating and threatening a minor girl at...
I looked in the Oxford dictionary which provides the following:
Definition of eve-teasing in English:noun [mass noun] Indian
The making of unwanted sexual remarks or advances by a man to a woman in a public place.
- Is it that such words are only used in the country of origin or neighboring countries
- Do such words (read-Indian) find a place in AmE and BrE writings too
- What is the equivalent to eve-teasing in AmE and BrE
- Any anti-women connotations?