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Rates of harassment and responses to it, by gender

 

In the graphs below, the responses of females and males to each of the questions is compared. Note that none of the comparisons are statistically significant due to the relatively small number of males completing the survey.

Figure 1. Responses to the question. “Thinking about when you are out alone during the day in the town or city nearest to where you live, how safe do you feel?” (upper graph) and “Thinking about when you are out alone at night in the town or city nearest to where you live, how safe do you feel?” (lower graph) 

 

Figure 2. Responses to the question. “Thinking about when you have been in a public place such as the street or on a bus, have you ever experienced shouted remarks, insults, innuendo, whistling or ogling that made you feel sexualised, intimidated, embarrassed, violated, attacked or unsafe?” (upper graph) and “In the past 12 months when out in the town or city nearest to where you live, have you experienced shouted remarks, insults, innuendo, whistling or ogling that made you feel sexualised, intimidated, embarrassed, violated, attacked or unsafe?” (lower graph)

 

 

Figure 3. Responses to the question. “Thinking about when you have been in a public place such as the street or on a bus, have you ever experienced touching, pinching, slapping, hitting or stalking that made you feel sexualised, intimidated, embarrassed, violated, attacked or unsafe?” (upper graph) and “In the past 12 months when out in the town or city nearest to where you live, have you experienced touching, pinching, slapping, hitting or stalking that made you feel sexualised, intimidated, embarrassed, violated, attacked or unsafe?” (lower graph)

 

Figure 4. Responses to the question “Have you changed your behaviour in any way in order to avoid feeling threatened or uncomfortable whilst out in the town or city nearest to where you live?” Upper graph: any change in behaviour. Lower graph: Avoid going out alone.

 

Figure 5. Responses to the question “Have you changed your behaviour in any way in order to avoid feeling threatened or uncomfortable whilst out in the town or city nearest to where you live?” Upper graph: Avoid going out at night. Lower graph: Avoid pubs/clubs.


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