Women and Crime in Central Business District Area

Rohana Sham, Norhayati Omar, Dia Widyawati Amat
2018 Asian Journal of Behavioural Studies  
Crime in the central business district has gain momentum over several years. With the increasing of a non index crime in Malaysia, it has also indirectly increase the chances of becoming a crime victim among women. Thus, this study intended to examine the exact crime incident area in the city centre that will affect the working women who depend on stage bus to commute. Result shows that most crime occur while walking and waiting at the bus stop. A high level of unsafe were spotted, when they
more » ... otted, when they rated a higher dissatisfaction against attributes like comfortable, security and information of the bus.Keywords: Woman travellers; Crime area ;Central Business District; Level of safety ,eISSN 2398-4295 © 2018. The Authors. Published for AMER ABRA cE-Bs by e-International Publishing House, Ltd., UK. This is an open-access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/). Peer–review under responsibility of AMER (Association of Malaysian Environment-Behaviour Researchers), ABRA (Association of Behavioural Researchers on Asians) and cE-Bs (Centre for Environment-Behaviour Studies), Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.
doi:10.21834/ajbes.v3i9.74 fatcat:tdyqswjvojhelcpg7vsvvnvrcm