This rank is shameful

2012-01-07 18:47

‘Oh gosh, not again!”These words echo in my head almost every time I’m in a taxi heading towards the Noord Street taxi rank.

This week I repeated it thanks to another mini-skirt drama at the rank.

This is not the first time something like this has happened.

I find this area of town disturbing to all my senses.

So is it safe to say that mini-skirts and this particular taxi rank don’t mix?

As a woman, should I have to choose an outfit just to allow for the 10 minutes a day I spend making my way through this part of town?

Unfortunately, two incidents at this taxi rank have shown that some consideration has to be paid to the attire a woman decides to appear in at Noord.

And that’s a shame!The incidents are an indication of the moral decline in society.

The girls attacked were teenagers. Some of the men taking part in the groping were old enough to be their fathers.

Men are meant to protect girl children, but these ones chose not to!

» Mohau Mokoena is a subeditor at City Press

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