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Articles of Interest – Women’s safety in public spaces

What women hear walking alone at night

Walk like a Woman, is a confronting track that was launched on Spotify and that aims to raise awareness about what women can be confronted with when travelling alone in a city. The campaign outlines seven tips for men who want to help women feel safer in public. An article by the Canberra Times.

 

Walking home at night is not an act that should require courage

This article focuses on the need for well-lit and planned spaces, so that it’s not incumbent on individuals to feel they must protect themselves.

 

Safety and public space: mapping metropolitan gender policies

This report maps policies, strategies and instruments used by metropolitan governments to foster safer public spaces, with particular reference to the safety of women and girls.