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Young people's opinion on Public harassment #OurStreetsToo
4 questions polled on this topic
5% response rate
9,832 responded out of 187,007 polled
Oct 29. 2018
Why is public harassment against girls/women so common? Some boys...
Oct 29. 2018
Do you take any steps or change your behavior to avoid public harassment?
Oct 29. 2018
How can we stop public harassment?
Oct 29. 2018
Do you think governments should adopt legislation on street harassment?

POLL RESULTS

OCT 29. 2018
Why is public harassment against girls/women so common? Some boys...
9,832 responded out of 187,007 polled
Female
21%
Think it's a compliment
 
Think it's a compliment
21%
To impress their friends
 
To impress their friends
37%
Makes them feel powerful
 
Makes them feel powerful
21%
It's how boys communicate with girls
 
It's how boys communicate with girls

Male
28%
Think it's a compliment
 
Think it's a compliment
26%
To impress their friends
 
To impress their friends
22%
Makes them feel powerful
 
Makes them feel powerful
23%
It's how boys communicate with girls
 
It's how boys communicate with girls
0-14
26%
Think it's a compliment
 
Think it's a compliment
32%
To impress their friends
 
To impress their friends
25%
Makes them feel powerful
 
Makes them feel powerful
18%
It's how boys communicate with girls
 
It's how boys communicate with girls

15-19
27%
Think it's a compliment
 
Think it's a compliment
26%
To impress their friends
 
To impress their friends
27%
Makes them feel powerful
 
Makes them feel powerful
19%
It's how boys communicate with girls
 
It's how boys communicate with girls

20-24
23%
Think it's a compliment
 
Think it's a compliment
22%
To impress their friends
 
To impress their friends
31%
Makes them feel powerful
 
Makes them feel powerful
24%
It's how boys communicate with girls
 
It's how boys communicate with girls

25-30
27%
Think it's a compliment
 
Think it's a compliment
23%
To impress their friends
 
To impress their friends
29%
Makes them feel powerful
 
Makes them feel powerful
22%
It's how boys communicate with girls
 
It's how boys communicate with girls

31-34
33%
Think it's a compliment
 
Think it's a compliment
17%
To impress their friends
 
To impress their friends
23%
Makes them feel powerful
 
Makes them feel powerful
27%
It's how boys communicate with girls
 
It's how boys communicate with girls

35+
24%
Think it's a compliment
 
Think it's a compliment
25%
To impress their friends
 
To impress their friends
28%
Makes them feel powerful
 
Makes them feel powerful
23%
It's how boys communicate with girls
 
It's how boys communicate with girls
29%
Think it's a compliment
 
Think it's a compliment
24%
To impress their friends
 
To impress their friends
26%
Makes them feel powerful
 
Makes them feel powerful
21%
It's how boys communicate with girls
 
It's how boys communicate with girls
OCT 29. 2018
Do you take any steps or change your behavior to avoid public harassment?
8,604 responded out of 11,378 polled
Female
23%
Avoid streets at night
 
Avoid streets at night
4%
Careful when using public transport
 
Careful when using public transport
17%
Take self-defense to prepare
 
Take self-defense to prepare
13%
Don't go out alone
 
Don't go out alone
30%
Avoid crowds of men
 
Avoid crowds of men
14%
Nothing
 
Nothing

Male
29%
Avoid streets at night
 
Avoid streets at night
6%
Careful when using public transport
 
Careful when using public transport
23%
Take self-defense to prepare
 
Take self-defense to prepare
14%
Don't go out alone
 
Don't go out alone
15%
Avoid crowds of men
 
Avoid crowds of men
12%
Nothing
 
Nothing
0-14
18%
Avoid streets at night
 
Avoid streets at night
4%
Careful when using public transport
 
Careful when using public transport
28%
Take self-defense to prepare
 
Take self-defense to prepare
19%
Don't go out alone
 
Don't go out alone
21%
Avoid crowds of men
 
Avoid crowds of men
9%
Nothing
 
Nothing

15-19
23%
Avoid streets at night
 
Avoid streets at night
5%
Careful when using public transport
 
Careful when using public transport
20%
Take self-defense to prepare
 
Take self-defense to prepare
13%
Don't go out alone
 
Don't go out alone
24%
Avoid crowds of men
 
Avoid crowds of men
14%
Nothing
 
Nothing

20-24
28%
Avoid streets at night
 
Avoid streets at night
5%
Careful when using public transport
 
Careful when using public transport
19%
Take self-defense to prepare
 
Take self-defense to prepare
13%
Don't go out alone
 
Don't go out alone
22%
Avoid crowds of men
 
Avoid crowds of men
13%
Nothing
 
Nothing

25-30
30%
Avoid streets at night
 
Avoid streets at night
5%
Careful when using public transport
 
Careful when using public transport
20%
Take self-defense to prepare
 
Take self-defense to prepare
15%
Don't go out alone
 
Don't go out alone
18%
Avoid crowds of men
 
Avoid crowds of men
11%
Nothing
 
Nothing

31-34
30%
Avoid streets at night
 
Avoid streets at night
4%
Careful when using public transport
 
Careful when using public transport
15%
Take self-defense to prepare
 
Take self-defense to prepare
17%
Don't go out alone
 
Don't go out alone
18%
Avoid crowds of men
 
Avoid crowds of men
15%
Nothing
 
Nothing

35+
32%
Avoid streets at night
 
Avoid streets at night
5%
Careful when using public transport
 
Careful when using public transport
16%
Take self-defense to prepare
 
Take self-defense to prepare
17%
Don't go out alone
 
Don't go out alone
18%
Avoid crowds of men
 
Avoid crowds of men
12%
Nothing
 
Nothing
27%
Avoid streets at night
 
Avoid streets at night
7%
Careful when using public transport
 
Careful when using public transport
19%
Take self-defense to prepare
 
Take self-defense to prepare
14%
Don't go out alone
 
Don't go out alone
20%
Avoid crowds of men
 
Avoid crowds of men
13%
Nothing
 
Nothing
OCT 29. 2018
How can we stop public harassment?
8,115 responded out of 9,372 polled
Female
20%
Government funded campaigns
 
Government funded campaigns
15%
Train police better
 
Train police better
13%
More arrests & punishments
 
More arrests & punishments
53%
Training in schools on consent
 
Training in schools on consent

Male
27%
Government funded campaigns
 
Government funded campaigns
15%
Train police better
 
Train police better
16%
More arrests & punishments
 
More arrests & punishments
41%
Training in schools on consent
 
Training in schools on consent
0-14
23%
Government funded campaigns
 
Government funded campaigns
20%
Train police better
 
Train police better
15%
More arrests & punishments
 
More arrests & punishments
42%
Training in schools on consent
 
Training in schools on consent

15-19
21%
Government funded campaigns
 
Government funded campaigns
19%
Train police better
 
Train police better
15%
More arrests & punishments
 
More arrests & punishments
45%
Training in schools on consent
 
Training in schools on consent

20-24
25%
Government funded campaigns
 
Government funded campaigns
15%
Train police better
 
Train police better
15%
More arrests & punishments
 
More arrests & punishments
45%
Training in schools on consent
 
Training in schools on consent

25-30
28%
Government funded campaigns
 
Government funded campaigns
11%
Train police better
 
Train police better
18%
More arrests & punishments
 
More arrests & punishments
43%
Training in schools on consent
 
Training in schools on consent

31-34
23%
Government funded campaigns
 
Government funded campaigns
8%
Train police better
 
Train police better
21%
More arrests & punishments
 
More arrests & punishments
48%
Training in schools on consent
 
Training in schools on consent

35+
30%
Government funded campaigns
 
Government funded campaigns
9%
Train police better
 
Train police better
23%
More arrests & punishments
 
More arrests & punishments
37%
Training in schools on consent
 
Training in schools on consent
25%
Government funded campaigns
 
Government funded campaigns
16%
Train police better
 
Train police better
16%
More arrests & punishments
 
More arrests & punishments
43%
Training in schools on consent
 
Training in schools on consent
OCT 29. 2018
Do you think governments should adopt legislation on street harassment?
8,307 responded out of 8,571 polled
Female
81%
Yes
 
Yes
3%
No
 
No
16%
Not sure
 
Not sure

Male
73%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No
19%
Not sure
 
Not sure
0-14
71%
Yes
 
Yes
7%
No
 
No
22%
Not sure
 
Not sure

15-19
75%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No
20%
Not sure
 
Not sure

20-24
77%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No
18%
Not sure
 
Not sure

25-30
81%
Yes
 
Yes
5%
No
 
No
14%
Not sure
 
Not sure

31-34
75%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No
20%
Not sure
 
Not sure

35+
81%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No
13%
Not sure
 
Not sure
75%
Yes
 
Yes
6%
No
 
No
18%
Not sure
 
Not sure

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