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Huma Qureshi added that often women who are harassed do not speak up for the fear of being judged by the society. She told IANS: "In India and elsewhere in the world, the moment a woman speaks out against harassment, people sort of start making all sorts of character judgments about her, about her morality, about what she was wearing and all such things and I think that is not fair."
"If a woman is saying something out loud, she is asking for help and you have no business to character assassinating her. You have to reach out to her and help her and protect her and I think we need to protect our women and we need to protect our children," she added.
Huma Qureshi is known for her roles in films such as Gangs Of Wasseypur, Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana and Dedh Ishqiya among others. Huma Queshi previously attended the Cannes Film Festival when Gangs Of Wasseypur at the French Riviera.
Huma Qureshi is attending the Cannes Film festival as the brand ambassador of Grey Goose.
(With inputs from IANS)
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