March 26, 2013

Ottawa group: Increased security needed to fight sexual assaults

OTTAWA — Hollaback, an international advocacy group trying to end street harassment against women, wants the city to devote more resources to preventing sexual assault and harassment on public transit buses, according to CBC News.

The group says it has offered to partner with the city to make the transit system safer for women but has been disappointed by its response. For its part, OC Transpo officials say undercover and uniformed police officers have been making regular patrols of the transit system to ensure safety. For the full story, click here.

RELATED ARTICLE: Check out, "N.Y to boost efforts to curb sexual harassment on subway."

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