US News 31 17: The "good reflex" to report attacks in transport in Île-de-France

20:10  23 november  2022
20:10  23 november  2022 Source:   europe1.fr

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"we will intervene Very quickly, we will prove your statements and we will find the attacker to have him condemned, "assured the president of the Ile-de-France region and patron of the regional transport authority Ile-de-France Mobilités (IDFM ).

11,000 calls received between January and September 2022

on the application, a button is dedicated to the reporting of violence of a sexist or sexual nature. Among the 11,000 calls received between January and September 2022, approximately 5% concerned acts of sexist or sexual violence. It is this type of violence that IDFM targets as a priority. Listeners were trained in specific problems of sexual and sexist violence. "We have strengthened the workforce as never by allowing the recruitment of 1,000 agents dedicated to security," said Valérie Pécresse.

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between 12,000 and 14,000 video surveillance cameras are deployed in the Ile -de -France public transport network. According to a study by the Paris Region Institute published on Wednesday, more than nine out of ten victims of sexual and sexist attacks in the transport in Île-de-France are women, and among them, 47.4% have less than 25 year.

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damaged mainly committed in trains and RER

notable observation: while women fear being more victims of aggressions at night , in reality half of the sexual and sexist assaults take place "in the morning or in the afternoon", details the report. According to the National Observatory for Delinquency in Transport (ONDT), The attacks are mainly committed in the trains and RER (1,447 attacks in 2020). Then come the metro (599), the bus (308) then the tram (156).

"Insecurity associated with public transport spaces can lead women to adopt vigilance and avoidance behaviors to try to protect themselves against these attacks", explains the Paris Region Institute. If vigilance seems to be a rule, very common ploys used by women are to "seem occupied", "to adapt its appearance" or even to opt for other modes of travel.

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