Mexico City Installs 'Penis Seat' on Train in Desperate Attempt to Curb Sexual Assault

Mexico City is getting creative with its sexual harassment campaigns in ways the MTA could only dream of.

This month, the city's metro placed a 'penis seat' on one of its cars. It's a seat that's literally been molded into the shape of a man's torso and semi-erect penis. Unsuspecting riders, featured in the campaign's video, attempt to sit down on the seat only to notice something a little, er, hard, underneath them.

Above the seat, a sign reads: "It's uncomfortable to sit here but it doesn't compare with the sexual violence that women suffer in their everyday lives. 9 out of 10 women in Mexico City have been victims of some form of sexual violence."

If being suddenly pressed against a fake erect penis will wake people up to the horrors of sexual assault (and considering that staggering statistic, they need to be), then brava, Mexico City. Let's get a couple hundred more of these installed.

Watch the campaign's video below:

[h/t Harper's Bazaar]

Splash image via YouTube

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