In 2007, we carried out a Make our Cities Safer survey on safety in cities. See how our partners responded on what they see as the most important problems and how to solve them.
Here is a snapshot of the most important findings; - read the full report below.
Help us make cities safer a snapshot of 2007 survey results
62 countries: 50% from Sub-Saharan Africa, 20.2% from Europe
Respondents by gender
59.6% male, 40.4% female
Crimes considered most serious
safety in slums and abandoned open spaces and streets, theft and robbery, violence against women and children
Victims most vulnerable to crime
women, youth, children, and the poor
How to integrate safety into urban development
Urban planning and governance
Crucial action areas
job creation, governance of safety, youth empowerment
Knowledge sharing tools
Best practices, lessons learnt, new approaches