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Connections: Why some women fear exercising in public

Sep 6, 2018

The murder of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts has sparked fresh conversations about the dangers women face while running in public. Tibbetts was abducted and killed while out for a jog.

Women often describe the anxiety they feel in public when exercising, and frequently think about escape plans in the event of an attack. How common are such attacks? What do women want men to know about their experiences and concerns? Our guests:

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