Asian women continue to face ‘terrifying’ attacks in the US. Here’s what advocates say needs to change.
Bew Jirajariyawetch was waiting for a subway train in New York City when a man grabbed her from behind, assaulted her and took her purse.
She was hospitalized and has physically recovered. But three months later, Jirajariyawetch, 23, said she continues to be retraumatized by reports of attacks on other women of Asian descent in the city.