Over 70% of women in the UK say they have experienced sexual harassment in public
Only 3% of women aged 18-24 told us they had not experienced any of the behaviours we asked about
This is a global issue – almost 9 in 10 women in some cities around the world feel unsafe in public spaces
Every 10 minutes, somewhere in the world, an adolescent girl dies as a result of violence.
And the systems in place to reduce violence and harassment ARE NOT WORKING.
Only 4% of women told us they reported the incidents of harassment to an official organisation – with 45% of women saying they didn’t believe reporting would help change anything.
We have to act now.
Data from YouGov Survey of over 1,000 women, commissioned by UN Women UK in January 2021.