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Public Drinking makes women feel unsafe

Talking to women I asked them for one easy step that would make them feel safer and quite a few mentioned eliminating public drinking. Probing further public drinking is a sign that the beat constable is corrupt and not doing his/her job. It is just not that the drinkers pass lewd comments but the presence of public drinking is like a broken window. Street vendors who sell snacks bribe the constables to let public drinking continue. Maybe this is a Delhi specific comment . Would no public drinking help ?

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This needs further validation.Hope it inspires others to validate


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Thanks Yennie for adding a solid research link to my anecdotal post.

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