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How do you feel about women-only transport options?

In 2015, over 1,600 sexual offences were reported on London's public transport. In response, some have proposed female-only options, but with a third of women against the notion, is this really the solution? Canvas8 sat down with ten British women to find out how they feel about it.

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Over 1,600 sexual offences were reported on public transport services across London between April 2015 and September of 2015 – up 44% on the previous year. [1] But with 90% of incidents going unreported, sexual harassment is clearly a worrying issue for the nation, even in the 21st century. [2] A full 63% of women – and 45% of men – feel unsafe in public places, with many of them avoiding public transport as a result. [3]

As a consequence of these findings, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn proposed the idea of ...

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