Yougov Poll Reveals One In Five Festival-Goers Is Sexually Harassed


According to a recent YouGov poll, one in five festival goers have experienced sexual harassment and assault and the figures rise to one in three for women, and 43% for women under 40, as Mixmag writes.

Incidents most commonly involved verbal harassment or forceful dancing, the online poll of 1,188 festival goers found.

Only 2% of victims reported incidents to the police, and only 1% of women reported incidents to festival staff. 70% of those who experienced such incidents described the perpetuator as a stranger.

A full list of the YouGov findings can be seen here.

Via: Mixmag


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