Colin Murphy: This ‘man’s world’ of ours needs to change so women feel safe too

By not thinking explicitly about how their decisions will have an impact on women’s safety, city designers and engineers, largely male, design for men by default

21st March, 2021
Colin Murphy: This ‘man’s world’ of ours needs to change so women feel safe too
Many women don’t feel safe running at night and self-impose curfews

I’m a runner. Running is a big part of how I interact with the outer world and regulate my inner world. In every city I have ever visited or lived in, I have run to get to know it, and to feel safe in it.

When I want to escape from the city into nature, I run in parks, on beaches or in the hills. And I have only just realised quite how...

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