Women have had less freedom of movement at night than men because they were more vulnerable to attack. This newspaper report from the Bay of Plenty Times in April 1893 details a vicious assault on a Dunedin woman.
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Reference: Bay of Plenty Times, 28 April, 1893, p. 3
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