Women only

54/54
54/54

What do you do if public transport gropers aren’t put off by jail or a fine?

JPEG - 34.2 kb

One answer is to set aside women only coaches. Most of the train companies in Japan have labelled up a coach or two in every train for women only.

Any reduction on a factor that might put off a woman from travelling is crucial. In a world were men tend to drive and women and children often use public transport, access to problem free public transport is vital for a full quality of life, be it access to work, school or public services.

Gender and sustainable mobility will be among the issues discussed on the Climate Express between Brussles and Copenhagen on 5th December .

See Global Gender and Climate Alliance for more on this issue:
http://www.genderandenvironment.org/