Phillip Wadds

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Many women do not feel safe at music festivals, citing the particular combination of big crowds and alcohol and drug intake making them particularly wary.

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Sexual harassment and assault are common experiences in general. Bianca Fileborn and Phillip Wadds suggest there is no reason to assume this is any different at music festivals.

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Yes, lockout laws have succeeded in decreasing crime in certain neighbourhoods. But an analysis of  transport data points to different impacts across the city, writes Phillip Wadds.