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
35%
no
 
no
65%
yes
 
yes

15-19
44%
no
 
no
56%
yes
 
yes

20-24
47%
no
 
no
53%
yes
 
yes

25-30
42%
no
 
no
58%
yes
 
yes

31-34
47%
no
 
no
53%
yes
 
yes

35+
43%
no
 
no
57%
yes
 
yes
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
20%
never
 
never
61%
dark
 
dark
19%
day
 
day

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

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

25-30
21%
never
 
never
67%
dark
 
dark
13%
day
 
day

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

35+
25%
never
 
never
60%
dark
 
dark
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
11%
home
 
home
13%
public transport
 
public transport
58%
streets
 
streets
18%
school
 
school

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

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

25-30
10%
home
 
home
15%
public transport
 
public transport
67%
streets
 
streets
7%
school
 
school

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

35+
11%
home
 
home
17%
public transport
 
public transport
63%
streets
 
streets
9%
school
 
school
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
10%
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
17%
somewhere else
 
somewhere else
13%
toilets
 
toilets
13%
classroom
 
classroom
7%
gym/changing room
 
gym/changing room
10%
hallways/lunch space
 
hallways/lunch space
9%
playground
 
playground
31%
journey to school
 
journey to school

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

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

25-30
12%
somewhere else
 
somewhere else
9%
toilets
 
toilets
5%
classroom
 
classroom
8%
gym/changing room
 
gym/changing room
10%
hallways/lunch space
 
hallways/lunch space
20%
playground
 
playground
36%
journey to school
 
journey to school

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

35+
16%
somewhere else
 
somewhere else
9%
toilets
 
toilets
3%
classroom
 
classroom
8%
gym/changing room
 
gym/changing room
10%
hallways/lunch space
 
hallways/lunch space
22%
playground
 
playground
33%
journey to school
 
journey to school
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
26%
support from parents/teachers
 
support from parents/teachers
34%
freedom to speak out
 
freedom to speak out
11%
someone to listen
 
someone to listen
30%
information on ending violence
 
information on ending violence

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

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

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

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

35+
31%
support from parents/teachers
 
support from parents/teachers
24%
freedom to speak out
 
freedom to speak out
9%
someone to listen
 
someone to listen
35%
information on ending violence
 
information on ending violence
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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