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Violence, women and planning
Nordregio.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-6882-2735
Nordregio.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-2453-1549
2004 (English)In: Journal of Nordregio, ISSN 1650-5891, Vol. 4, no 2, 18-20 p.Article in journal (Other academic) Published
Abstract [en]

During the spring of this year numerous reports appeared in the Swedish media concerning women being attacked and raped in public places. Does planning have anything to do with this? Around the world, women often avoid walking alone in cities at night or feel insecure when they do so. The mere presence of an unaccompanied woman in the city is, in certain situations, seen as an invitation to sexual harassment, robbery or rape. In some cities, such as Mexico City or Bombay, this has led to the establishment of train cars restricted to women only. In this way our gender determines our movements, our fears, whether we can walk alone at night, whether we can take the shortcut through the woods or whether we are restricted to the home and to private spaces.

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Nordregio , 2004. Vol. 4, no 2, 18-20 p.
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urban planning, violence, women, safety, diversity
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URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-49329OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-49329DiVA: diva2:459500
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Available from: 2011-11-25 Created: 2011-11-25 Last updated: 2017-03-29Bibliographically approved

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