Actress Monalisa Chinda opens up about domestic violence and sexual harassment

Beautiful screen diva and film producer,  Monalisa Chinda speaks on why actresses do not speak out against sexual harassment in the movie industry. She also gave her piece of advise to women on handling sexual harassment. In a recent interview Monalisa said that actresses keep mum about sexual harassment for fear of stigmatization and the resultant effect on their careers.

 

She said; “It’s a bit uncomfortable for someone to come out and say I was cornered to sleep with a producer because of a role,” she said. “They keep quiet about it because of their careers. Apart from that, the society stigmatizes these women. So you just swallow your pride.

 

“When you are outside the shores of Africa, women are heroes for coming out to speak about sexual abuse, but here”. Speaking on domestic violence, the actress said: “As much as I detest all forms of violence against women and men, women should quit provoking their man by beating punches and slaps. . “I’m a domestic violence [enthusiast]. I always research when I hear fresh stories about domestic violence. Half the time, it is the women. “God just gave us this running Okra mouth. Women, don’t fight with people who are stronger than you.”

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