Shock Poll: Half of Swedish Women Afraid to go Outside Alone in Some Areas

Posted on February 10, 2019 10:41 am

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Guest post by Peter Imanuelsen, more commonly known as PeterSweden

Fresh statistics in from Sweden show that 47% of women in the county of Örebro are afraid of walking outside alone in the evening, this according to Folkhälsomyndigheten, a branch of the government dealing with people’s health.

Almost half of women aged 16-84 say that they have often, or sometimes, avoided going out alone for fear of being assaulted, sexually assaulted, raped or robbed. This is a 6% increase in just five years.

Worth pointing out is that in the county of Örebro there is a notorious no-go area called