Posted Dec 9, 2004 18:43 UTC (Thu) by etbe
In reply to: Clueless
Parent article: Debian and the hot babe problem
Young males are most likely to be attacked on the street because they
most often do things to incite attack.
Women feel unsafe on the streets because they tend to be physically
weaker than men and because a majority of both men and women believe that
a man who attacks a woman is certain of success (despite much evidence to
I know some men who are not overly muscular who appear to feel more
unsafe on the streets than some women I know.
But it's nothing to do with the issues of gender equality. It's just a
fact that there are bad people out there and different people have
different ways of assessing the risk posed by such people and their
chances of success in dealing with them.
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