#16daysleeds – your views on safety in Leeds

As part of the city-wide partnership for the 16 Days of Action campaign, Women Friendly Leeds have been sharing details of the amazing work done by the Women’s Lives Leeds Alliance members to support women and girls in Leeds, as well as asking bite-sized questions about women’s views on safety in different scenarios, including the night time economy, on transport, at home or in the local community.

See below for the questions and responses:

Bite size social media questions on Safety – Results
#16DaysOfAction 2020

Q1: Have COVID restrictions changed how safe you feel? 29 responses
• Yes, I feel safer 20.7%
• Yes, I feel less safe 27.6%
• No, I feel the same 51.7%

Q2: Do you feel safe in your local area? 34 responses
• Generally, yes 47.1%
• Generally, no 11.8%
• Sometimes 14.7%
• Depends on whether its day or night 26.5%

Q3: Do you feel safe in the city centre? 251 responses
• Generally, yes 29.8%
• Generally, no 17.1%
• Sometimes 8%
• Depends on whether it’s day or night 35.1%

Q4: Do you feel safe in venues such as bars, pubs clubs, or restaurants? 129 responses
• Generally, yes 58.9%
• Generally, no 18.6%
• Sometimes 3.9%
• Depends on the venue 18.6%

Q5: Do you feel safe on public transport such as buses, trains or taxis? 99 responses
• Generally, yes 52.5%
• Generally, no 14.1%
• Sometimes 16.2%
• Depends on the transport 17.2%

Q6: Do you feel safe at home? 112 responses
• Generally, yes 92%
• Generally, no 1.8%
• Sometimes 4.5%
• Depends if its day or night 1.8%

Q7: If you were to feel unsafe, would you report, or know where to turn? 80 responses
• Generally, yes 35%
• Generally, no 65%

Q8: Would you download and use a local Leeds safety app where you could rate spaces, research where has been rated good, or access info on where to report or get help? 67 responses
• Yes 65.7%
• No 23.9%
• Unsure 10.4%

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