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  1. More women reporting sex assaults on MTR

    Posted Sep 27th 2009, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The number of women reporting they have been sexually assaulted on the MTR has risen slightly this year, and police say it is part of a growing trend. But a women's rights ... of the actual number of sex crime victims. Six surveys by the group done over the past three years revealed that less than one in five victims sought help after being sexually assaulted on trains, while ...

  2. An indecent indifference to assaults on women

    Posted Feb 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The risk of being indecently assaulted while travelling on a crowded bus or train is one faced by women in most countries around the world. Sadly, Hong Kong is no exception. Since ... conditions on the trains- particularly during peak hours- provide a perfect environment for gropers to subject women to assaults. Recent figures suggest that the number of reported cases in Hong Kong ...

  3. Groping problem

    Posted Feb 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The MTR is trying to curb indecent assault and has not ruled out having women-only carriages. About 42 per cent of women have received unwelcome advances on the MTR. What are your views? Write to us ...

  4. Protect women on the MTR

    Posted Jun 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Many female railway passengers in Hong Kong want the government to introduce women-only carriages. They say this will protect them from assaults by men. This is a good idea because ... benefits and its drawbacks. It would give women the right to choose where they wanted to go, and protect them from assault. Women have fought exceptionally hard for the freedoms they enjoy today- ...

  5. City Digest

    Posted Jul 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the robber had lain in wait in the women's toilet of a Mei Foo Sun Chuen restaurant. Two arrested for kicking taxi, assaulting police Two women, aged 30 and 32, were arrested in Wellington Street, Central, after kicking a taxi and assaulting two police officers early yesterday. The officers were treated at Queen Mary Hospital. Patient arrested after assault at hospital A 51-year-old ...

  6. '66pc of women groped on public transport'

    Posted Jan 05th 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan

    ... Carrie Chan Survey finds 42 per cent of victims received unwelcome advances while travelling by MTR Two out of three women say they have been indecently assaulted on public transport, ... that they were assaulted on the MTR, while 38 per cent said the incidents happened on buses. Only eight of the women said they had sought help from transport company staff. 'Most said in the survey ...

  7. Increase in MTR thieves 'fishing' for smartphones

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... And indecent assaults and covert photography on trains are also on the rise, according to official figures. The new trick dubbed 'fishing' emerged last year whereby the thieves, who usually ... Causeway Bay, Mong Kok and Tsim Sha Tsui and in most cases those arrested were from the mainland. Indecent assault and covert photography are also on the rise. There were 69 indecent assaults ...

  8. 'Passive' response to MTR groping under fire

    Posted Feb 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chandra Wong The MTR Corporation has been criticised for making only 'passive' attempts to tackle indecent assaults on its trains, using posters described as lacking impact ... A woman's group has estimated nine out of 10 Hong Kong women have been affected. The black-and-white posters carry the words, 'Don't be a silent victim- Report indecent assaults ...

  9. Trains for women ruled out as attacks rise

    Posted Apr 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Police say no to female carriages despite 60pc increase in indecent assaults The police have said it is not practical to introduce women-only carriages on the rail network, even though reports of indecent assaults on trains rose 60 per cent last year. Superintendent Albert Ng Ka-wah, deputy commander of the police railway district, said the number of cases rose ...

  10. Security chief dismisses calls for women-only railway compartments

    Posted Dec 07th 2006, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... television was also being used. He said that in the first 10 months of the year there had been 125 cases of indecent assault on public transport, a 10.1 per cent decrease on the same period last ... in the morning and evening rush hours. 'Many women being indecently assaulted on public transportation dare not call out for help- they are just too scared of being insulted,' Ms Choy said ...




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