According to the World Health Organisation, it is estimated that more than one in three women worldwide have experienced physical violence (sexual or non-sexual in nature) at the hands of a man.
So really, it's no surprise that we, as women, navigate our lives with an element of unease. Whether it be walking a longer route home at night to avoid quiet backstreets or dressing to avoid harassment.
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So when a question asked back in 2018 by feminist next door, Em Razz, resurfaced on TikTok and Twitter this week — "What would you do in a world without men for 24 hours?" — it's little wonder that... Women. Had. Feelings.
Women, imagine that for 24 hours, there were no men in the world.— feminist next door (@emrazz) December 24, 2018
No men are being harmed in the creation of this hypothetical. They will all return. They are safe and happy wherever they are during this hypothetical time period.
What would or could you do that day?
We've compiled responses from all over the internet that articulate the fears women face every single day.
Go for a run in the middle of the night.— Kelly (@midnightkells) December 25, 2018
I used to love running at night on a path by the ocean, it was beautiful - but I had creepy incident after creepy incident and the stress ended up overtaking my love of night running.
With no men, I'd put on my shoes at 10pm and run.