Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Nearly Half of Swedish Women in Early 20s Feel Insecure Due to Crime - Breitbart News Network

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Nearly Half of Swedish Women in Early 20s Feel Insecure Due to Crime



Statistics released by the Swedish criminal statistics agency Brå reveal that 42 percent of women aged 20 to 24 feel insecure in their everyday lives, fearful they could be victims of various crimes.

The new statistics come as part of the agency’s National Security Survey (NTU) of 2018, which found that the women surveyed claimed to have changed their route or mode of transport due to fears of crime.
Maria Söderström, an investigator at Brå, commented on the results, saying: “The fact that many people’s lives are limited by the fact that they have to change their travel routes and methods is a serious consequence of the insecurity and anxiety about crimes that young women say they experience.”
The report comes after another report released by Brå last July which showed nearly halfof the women living in “vulnerable areas,” often referred to as no-go zones, felt insecure in their own neighbourhoods after dark.
The survey also found the across the board more Swedes are becoming wary of what they post on social media due to the possibility of being harassed or threatened because of what they post.
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