Why I’ve never reported being sexually assaulted on public transport | Poppy Noor

Why I’ve never reported being sexually assaulted on public transport | Poppy Noor
A sense of disbelief has always stopped me calling the police. And many friends have reacted in the same way. But new figures show things might be changing

• Poppy Noor is a freelance writer

The first time I was sexually assaulted on public transport, I was 12 years old. Though at the time I wasn’t sure whether I had been. Like many young women, I’ve never felt too confident in calling out these events with certainty.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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