Why do we need to talk about safer and gender-inclusive cities?
Here we present testimonials from women who suffered some type of harassment when traveling through public spaces.
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56% of the women interviewed are very afraid of becoming victims of assault/kidnappings on the streets – of the men interviewed, 40% said they are very afraid. Regarding the fear of being victims of rape in public spaces, 58,5% women say they are very afraid or terrified – for men, only 1,2% feel the same way.
Final Paper for the Architecture and Urbanism Course – Laís Leão, 2016.