GIRLS
Mapping unsafe spaces for girls
5 questions polled on this topic
5% response rate
6,801 responded out of 146,508 polled
Nov 12. 2017
Girl Guides and Girl Scouts are working with UN Women to map unsafe places for girls. We want to know where girls are most at risk so we can build a safer world. Can girls move around freely in your community without the fear of violence/harassment?
Nov 12. 2017
WHEN do girls feel most unsafe where you live?
Nov 12. 2017
WHERE do girls feel most unsafe in your community?
Nov 12. 2017
Last year 71% U-Reporters said sexual harassment against girls was a problem in their school/college/uni. WHERE girls are most at risk where you study?
Nov 12. 2017
What do you need to create a safer space in your school/uni/community?

POLL RESULTS

NOV 12. 2017
Girl Guides and Girl Scouts are working with UN Women to map unsafe places for girls. We want to know where girls are most at risk so we can build a safer world. Can girls move around freely in your community without the fear of violence/harassment?
6,801 responded out of 146,508 polled
Female
49%
No
 
No
51%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
40%
No
 
No
60%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
64%
yes
 
yes
36%
no
 
no

15-19
56%
yes
 
yes
44%
no
 
no

20-24
53%
yes
 
yes
47%
no
 
no

25-30
58%
yes
 
yes
42%
no
 
no

31-34
53%
yes
 
yes
47%
no
 
no

35+
57%
yes
 
yes
43%
no
 
no
43%
No
 
No
57%
Yes
 
Yes
NOV 12. 2017
WHEN do girls feel most unsafe where you live?
5,269 responded out of 6,801 polled
Female
22%
Never
 
Never
68%
Dark
 
Dark
10%
Day
 
Day

Male
23%
Never
 
Never
58%
Dark
 
Dark
19%
Day
 
Day
0-14
60%
dark
 
dark
20%
never
 
never
19%
day
 
day

15-19
64%
dark
 
dark
22%
never
 
never
14%
day
 
day

20-24
62%
dark
 
dark
24%
never
 
never
14%
day
 
day

25-30
66%
dark
 
dark
21%
never
 
never
13%
day
 
day

31-34
59%
dark
 
dark
22%
never
 
never
19%
day
 
day

35+
59%
dark
 
dark
25%
never
 
never
16%
day
 
day
23%
Never
 
Never
60%
Dark
 
Dark
17%
Day
 
Day
NOV 12. 2017
WHERE do girls feel most unsafe in your community?
4,845 responded out of 5,846 polled
Female
8%
Home
 
Home
16%
Public transport
 
Public transport
70%
Streets
 
Streets
7%
School
 
School

Male
11%
Home
 
Home
15%
Public transport
 
Public transport
60%
Streets
 
Streets
14%
School
 
School
0-14
13%
public transport
 
public transport
11%
home
 
home
18%
school
 
school
58%
streets
 
streets

15-19
15%
public transport
 
public transport
8%
home
 
home
12%
school
 
school
65%
streets
 
streets

20-24
16%
public transport
 
public transport
8%
home
 
home
9%
school
 
school
67%
streets
 
streets

25-30
16%
public transport
 
public transport
10%
home
 
home
7%
school
 
school
67%
streets
 
streets

31-34
11%
public transport
 
public transport
14%
home
 
home
9%
school
 
school
66%
streets
 
streets

35+
17%
public transport
 
public transport
11%
home
 
home
9%
school
 
school
63%
streets
 
streets
10%
Home
 
Home
15%
Public transport
 
Public transport
62%
Streets
 
Streets
13%
School
 
School
NOV 12. 2017
Last year 71% U-Reporters said sexual harassment against girls was a problem in their school/college/uni. WHERE girls are most at risk where you study?
4,688 responded out of 5,264 polled
Female
14%
Somewhere else
 
Somewhere else
8%
Toilets
 
Toilets
5%
Classroom
 
Classroom
7%
Gym/changing room
 
Gym/changing room
9%
Hallways/Lunch space
 
Hallways/Lunch space
16%
Playground
 
Playground
41%
Journey to school
 
Journey to school

Male
13%
Somewhere else
 
Somewhere else
14%
Toilets
 
Toilets
9%
Classroom
 
Classroom
7%
Gym/changing room
 
Gym/changing room
10%
Hallways/Lunch space
 
Hallways/Lunch space
18%
Playground
 
Playground
28%
Journey to school
 
Journey to school
0-14
13%
classroom
 
classroom
13%
toilets
 
toilets
7%
gym/changing room
 
gym/changing room
17%
somewhere else
 
somewhere else
31%
journey to school
 
journey to school
9%
playground
 
playground
10%
hallways/lunch space
 
hallways/lunch space

15-19
8%
classroom
 
classroom
13%
toilets
 
toilets
7%
gym/changing room
 
gym/changing room
13%
somewhere else
 
somewhere else
34%
journey to school
 
journey to school
15%
playground
 
playground
10%
hallways/lunch space
 
hallways/lunch space

20-24
8%
classroom
 
classroom
9%
toilets
 
toilets
6%
gym/changing room
 
gym/changing room
14%
somewhere else
 
somewhere else
34%
journey to school
 
journey to school
20%
playground
 
playground
9%
hallways/lunch space
 
hallways/lunch space

25-30
5%
classroom
 
classroom
9%
toilets
 
toilets
8%
gym/changing room
 
gym/changing room
13%
somewhere else
 
somewhere else
36%
journey to school
 
journey to school
20%
playground
 
playground
10%
hallways/lunch space
 
hallways/lunch space

31-34
6%
classroom
 
classroom
9%
toilets
 
toilets
11%
gym/changing room
 
gym/changing room
15%
somewhere else
 
somewhere else
32%
journey to school
 
journey to school
20%
playground
 
playground
6%
hallways/lunch space
 
hallways/lunch space

35+
3%
classroom
 
classroom
9%
toilets
 
toilets
8%
gym/changing room
 
gym/changing room
16%
somewhere else
 
somewhere else
33%
journey to school
 
journey to school
22%
playground
 
playground
10%
hallways/lunch space
 
hallways/lunch space
14%
Somewhere else
 
Somewhere else
12%
Toilets
 
Toilets
8%
Classroom
 
Classroom
7%
Gym/changing room
 
Gym/changing room
9%
Hallways/Lunch space
 
Hallways/Lunch space
17%
Playground
 
Playground
34%
Journey to school
 
Journey to school
NOV 12. 2017
What do you need to create a safer space in your school/uni/community?
3,886 responded out of 4,627 polled
Female
25%
Support from parents/teachers
 
Support from parents/teachers
35%
Freedom to speak out
 
Freedom to speak out
9%
Someone to listen
 
Someone to listen
31%
Information on ending violence
 
Information on ending violence

Male
28%
Support from parents/teachers
 
Support from parents/teachers
31%
Freedom to speak out
 
Freedom to speak out
11%
Someone to listen
 
Someone to listen
30%
Information on ending violence
 
Information on ending violence
0-14
11%
someone to listen
 
someone to listen
34%
freedom to speak out
 
freedom to speak out
30%
information on ending violence
 
information on ending violence
26%
support from parents/teachers
 
support from parents/teachers

15-19
11%
someone to listen
 
someone to listen
34%
freedom to speak out
 
freedom to speak out
28%
information on ending violence
 
information on ending violence
27%
support from parents/teachers
 
support from parents/teachers

20-24
10%
someone to listen
 
someone to listen
36%
freedom to speak out
 
freedom to speak out
30%
information on ending violence
 
information on ending violence
25%
support from parents/teachers
 
support from parents/teachers

25-30
8%
someone to listen
 
someone to listen
35%
freedom to speak out
 
freedom to speak out
32%
information on ending violence
 
information on ending violence
25%
support from parents/teachers
 
support from parents/teachers

31-34
4%
someone to listen
 
someone to listen
43%
freedom to speak out
 
freedom to speak out
25%
information on ending violence
 
information on ending violence
29%
support from parents/teachers
 
support from parents/teachers

35+
9%
someone to listen
 
someone to listen
24%
freedom to speak out
 
freedom to speak out
35%
information on ending violence
 
information on ending violence
31%
support from parents/teachers
 
support from parents/teachers
27%
Support from parents/teachers
 
Support from parents/teachers
33%
Freedom to speak out
 
Freedom to speak out
10%
Someone to listen
 
Someone to listen
31%
Information on ending violence
 
Information on ending violence

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