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Why is travelling alone still considered a risky, frivolous pursuit for women?

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Women around the world have spoken out about their experiences of travelling after two young Argentinian women, María Coni and Marina Menegazzo, were killed while backpacking in Ecuador. In the wake of their deaths, online commenters seemed to blame the women for what had happened, asking why they were “travelling alone”. By Laura Bates. Read more.

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