Map of Gaps

Drew Davies from the Map of Gaps campaign forwarded along an awesome resource. Basically, what the map shows are locations of services meant to help women get out of dangerous situations involving domestic violence of sexual exploitation. What the map ALSO shows is how geography gets political — note that most of Britain is red (meaning zero access to facilities) for many of the resources the map is meant to help you find.

This is both an awesome resource for abuse and assault survivors, as well as a great teaching tool. What does it mean to create a safe space via infrastructure and public policy? What would this type of map in such a world look like?

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