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Street Harassment: Every 1 in 4 urban Pakistani woman says she has been stalked by men on her way to home, office or the market.

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According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup & Gilani Pakistan, every 1 in 4 urban Pakistani woman says she has been stalked by men on her way to home, office or the market.

A nationally representative sample of women from across the four provinces was asked, “Have you ever experienced the following; Been followed by a man while you were walking to or around your home, office or market” In response to this question, 16% said yes and 84% said no.

Rural Urban Breakdown:

In rural areas, 11% of the respondents said yes and 89% said no. In urban areas, 24% said yes and 76% said no. Comparing the two regions, 13% more urban than rural women say they have been followed by a man while walking to or around home, office or market.

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