Is There Women's Equality in #Transportation? @embarqnetwork

Is There Women's Equality in #Transportation? @embarqnetwork

Disrespect to women in any form is unacceptable, including while using public transport . While the long term solution to this disrespect relies on educating people that this behavior is unacceptable, in the present, transport systems designed to promote positive social interactions between men and women can provide a key space in which to work towards making the urban environment safer for women. However, such systems will likely require infrastructure investments beyond the means of many cities, meaning we are still stuck in an age where hundreds of woman and girls experience “unwanted sexual attention ” on public transport each day. Today, many different campaigns around the world aim to improve women’s safety on transport, many of which do so by separating them from men. While not without its flaws, this may be the best way to protect women in the short term while work...

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