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Women, What Are The Things That You Do When You Feel Unsafe In Public?

"Text me when you're home."

If you've been online this past week, you might have noticed an increase in discourse surrounding women's safety.

So we want to know what you do when you feel unsafe in public spaces — just because you're a woman.

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For example, maybe you never go running after dark because you're afraid of being attacked.

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Or perhaps you don’t make eye contact or small talk with strangers out of concern that they may view it as an invitation to harass you.

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Or maybe you don't leave the house without texting someone exactly where you are at all times.

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Share your own experiences in the comments below, and your response might be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post.