Gender Violence

Protest Crowd

Breaking the Bias on Public Transport

How gender-sensitive data collection can make public transit safer for women.

October 20, 2022 - Louise Ribet

Woman Walking London

Women Avoid Walking Due to Fear of Assault, Survey Says

A global survey shows that women around the world overwhelmingly cite fear of assault as the top reason for avoiding walking.

July 21, 2021 - Streetsblog USA

Female Cab Driber

Women-Only Ride-Hailing: A Safety Solution?

In Mexico, one popular app illustrates the feasibility and efficacy of women-only transportation models.

January 2, 2018 - CityLab

Woman on Transit

How Planning Can Reduce the Threat of Gender Violence

A piece from Anchorage, Alaska discusses problems that can arise when planners don't address gender-based safety. Walkable, populated, well-lit streets and transit are the best remedy.

April 12, 2015 - The Arctic Urbanophile

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