Publication - 30 October 2020

“It’s Not Really Safe For Us Girls”

This baseline report on Plan International’s Safer Cities for Girls Honiara program looks at the experiences, perceptions, and voices of adolescent girls to ensure they are at the centre of our work in transforming cities. 

We know that girls and women face unique barriers and challenges when navigating through cities – such as a heightened risk to physical and sexual abuse, harassment, and exploitation.

Our Safer Cities for Girls program aims to change not just how safe girls actually are in cities, it works to change how they perceive their own safety.

It’s going to take more than adding lights to darkened public spaces to make our cities safer for girls. Read our baseline report and recommendations for how we can create safer, more equal cities for girls and women.

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