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Women Reportedly Feel Unsafe Using Public Transport At Night Due To Safety Concerns

More than half of women in Ireland would not use public transport at night over safety concerns.

Just under one-fifth of women nationally reported feeling uncomfortable on public transport.

Sexual harassment, assaults and verbal abuse are just some of the reasons women in Ireland are afraid to use public transport.

A new report by Transport Infrastructure Ireland has found one in three public transport users have seen someone being harassed while using certain services.

Safety is not just an issue of concern on-board public transport but for many women the walk to and from the station or stop can cause a lot of anxiety.

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