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Survey Indicates 97 Percent of Women Were Harassed in Public and Private Transport

By Xiu Ying, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Almost all (97 percent) of Brazilian women over age eighteen who were surveyed, said they had experienced incidents of sexual harassment on public transport, in Apps transport or in taxis, according to research conducted by the Instituto Patrícia Galvão and Instituto Locomotiva, supported by Uber.

"It's a compelling number. This is everyday life for women, the very expression of what is happening," said Jacira Melo, executive director of the Patrícia Galvão Institute.

In February of this year, the institutes interviewed 1,081 women who used public . . .

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