Eight Asian cities have been listed in the top 16 most dangerous cities for women to travel alone in, according to the YouGov poll.
The Asian cities that made it to the list according to their ranking from top to bottom are; Delhi, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Manila, Seoul, Beijing and Tokyo.
The poll which was conducted in 15 of the world’s largest capitals including New York, asked women to rate the cities with the most dangerous transport systems based on the level of safety in the city, safety at night, verbal and physical harassment, public response to abuse and confidence in authorities.
Bogota, Colombia got number one in the list while New York is placed number 16 after Tokyo.
YouGov is unable to conduct polling in 5 of the largest capitals; Cairo, Dhaka, Kinshasa, Tehran, due to conflicts in the country. Also YouGov and its polling partners were unable to guarantee the necessary online sample of women.
Here is the full list of the most dangerous cities for women to travel alone in:-
The top of the list is the worst ranked city followed by less dangerous cities.
- MEXICO CITY
- BUENOS AIRES
- KUALA LUMPUR
- NEW YORK
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