Germany Takes Steps To Guard Women Against Sexual Assault As They Ring In New Year

Fireworks light the sky above the Quadriga at the Brandenburg Gate shortly after midnight in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017.

In Berlin, authorities are taking extra security measures ahead of New Year’s celebrations. “Safety zones” are being set up for female party-goers, but some people are critical of this move.

(Image credit: Michael Sohn/AP)