94% of #Women in #India Feel Unsafe #Traveling Alone
A recent study shows that 94% of women surveyed in India, say that they have felt unsafe traveling alone in India.
This survey included women from all economic strata, housewives and professional women.
Of the professional women who traveled for business and work, only 37% they don’t mind traveling alone, but still worry about their safety!
The city voted as most unsafe was Delhi with 84% of women saying they felt unsafe.
However the state voted ‘safest,’ Maharashtra, was not far behind! Only 27% of women said they felt safe when they traveled alone. Which means that 73% still felt unsafe traveling alone!
Of those who had traveled abroad, a majority said they felt safer traveling alone in other countries than in India.
78% of the women said, they would prefer to live in hotels exclusively for women if such facilities were available. Which means women feel unsafe even in the hotels.
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