Groping

  • For men on trains: Japanese company sells anti-groping gloves

    Groping women in trains (or anywhere, really) isn’t only happening in Japan, but this country with its big cities with trains that are full of people (=easy bait for gropers) everyday has a particularly big problem with molesters. It’s a crime, and it’s reported 2,000 times yearly to police stations in Tokyo alone, prompting a big Japanese railway operator to think about… Read More

  • Anti-groping software comes to Japanese cellphones

    In the ever-expanding world of polite passive aggressiveness from Japan comes the cellphone capable of dirty looks. It seems that some dirty men from the land of the rising sun grope young females semi-anonlymously on Tokyo’s subways. Rather than call blatant attention to the pervs, the victim can now hold up their cellphone with phrases like “Groping is a crime!” to the… Read More