German train operator: women-only compartments not reaction to New Year attacks

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A German railway company which has introduced women-only compartments on one line said on Thursday the move was not a reaction to the New Year sex attacks in Cologne and other cities but a response to customer requests made earlier in December. Mitteldeutsche Regiobahn set aside compartments for women, children … Read more German train operator: women-only compartments not reaction to New Year attacks

Pakistan’s first women-only rickshaw service struggles after just a year

Pakistan’s first women-only rickshaw service was meant to provide its staff with a new way of gaining financial independence and its passengers with the chance of a ride without being groped and harassed by male drivers. But, after just a year in business, the “Pink Rickshaw” in the Punjabi city of Lahore, is struggling. Help … Read more Pakistan’s first women-only rickshaw service struggles after just a year