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5 Things to Do When Visiting Yaba Market Without Being Harassed As a Lady

Yaba market is one of the most populous markets in Lagos. In the market, you find all kinds of traders selling all sorts of things. These traders are mostly aggressive and can be extreme sometimes just to get customers.

Women are always at the receiving end. They complained that whenever they visit Yaba market, they are always being harassed by the traders. So, for some women, they are scared of visiting this market. You don't need to worry as we share these tips that can help women survive Yaba market without being harassed.

1. Dress The Way You Want To Be Addressed

Most of the times, the very flirty guys at Yaba market harass women who are not well dressed. Fine, you have every right to wear whatever you feel like when visiting Yaba Market. But Nonetheless, when you are visiting Yaba market, ensure that you are well dressed to prevent any form of harassment. There is gain saying ; Dress the way you want to be addressed.

2. Maintain a Straight Face

The best way to deal with these salacious men is to keep a straight face. Don't smile when they touch you and do not even talk back at them except you want to patronize them. Your smile simply means you accept their harassment and this will further motivate them to harass you the more

3. Always Go with a Man

They are most likely to respect themselves when they see a lady with a man strolling around the market. So, if you are tired of their unwelcomed physical touch, you should always go there with your boyfriend or your brother.

4. Avoid walking at the center of the market

You are definitely begging to be harassed if you walk at the center of the market. That is where you find the bad ass guys. These ones don't care if you are well-dressed or not, they will harass you and go as far as to grope you. Perhaps, since government is planning to dislodge from the road, it may not change anything.

5. Don't go to the market

If you can avoid visiting Yaba market, you should. This is perhaps the best option for you

Damilola Faustino

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