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The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Why Do Women Feel So Afraid On Public Transport?

More than half of women said they would not use public transport after dark for fear of their safety...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

4:50 PM - 18 Mar 2021



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Why Do Women Feel So Afraid On Public Transport?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

4:50 PM - 18 Mar 2021

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More than half of women said they would not use public transport after dark for fear of their safety, according to a report from Transport Infrastructure Ireland.

The 'Travelling in a Woman's Shoes' report said that, while both men and women felt safety was a concern on public transport, women are particularly vulnerable to sexual harassment and assault, especially women in Dublin.

Dublin Bus driver Fiona Lowry and Noeline Blackwell, CEO of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, joined us to discuss this issue.

Why Do Women Feel So Afraid On Public Transport?

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