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Women in east London borough asked to map where they feel unsafe

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The council have created an nameless on-line software where ladies can drop a pin onto a map to spotlight the areas where they do not feel secure.

They have additionally created a kind to take recommendations on how to assist make ladies feel extra secure.

Already ladies have begun dropping pins into the map, with the world round Barking railway station accumulating 82 pins alone.

It comes in the wake of Sarah Everard’s loss of life earlier this yr

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Councillor Margaret Mullane, Cabinet Member for Enforcement and Community Safety mentioned: “Ensuring residents feel secure whereas strolling round their streets comes second to none, in order that’s why this can be very essential for us to perceive where individuals feel unsafe.

“I would really like to encourage all ladies to participate in the survey, in order that we are able to use the information to enhance security in these areas.”

A vigil for Ms Everard turned violent as police tried to disperse attendees

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Ms Everard disappeared whereas strolling residence from a good friend’s home in Clapham.

A Metropolitan police officer was later charged along with her homicide.

A vigil for the Londoner on Clapham Common then turned violent as police tried to disperse attendees.

The incidents sparked protests over ladies’s security world wide.