Ladies Specials – Indian Women Find New Peace in Rail Commute (NY Times)

16 09 2009



2 responses

17 09 2009

I do think this will be nice, and I remember a few buses that are ‘kanthawanta pamanai’ in Colombo as well. But it doesn’t do anything to solve the issue- namely, men abusing women in public transport. I suppose they will just harass the available women (the ones who couldn’t get into that special train or bus) more or transfer the place for the the purpose! Segregation doesn’t work, they should put more effort into a discussion on why there is a need for women-only transport.

17 09 2009

yes of course you are right…it is just curing the symptom and ignoring the cause. but they must be pleased, nevertheless.
can go to work in peace at least…

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