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Women feel safer on single-sex transport: survey of 15 cities

But gender experts not in favour of such a move, saying it's a short-term fix

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Passengers waiting to board the women-only passenger car at a subway station in Mexico City. A poll ranked Mexico City, Bogota and Lima as having the most dangerous transport for women.

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TRAINS, buses and taxis for women only are on the rise in cities globally with a Reuters survey finding women feel safer on single-sex transport. But gender experts dismiss this as a band-aid solution that could backfire for women.

A poll of nearly 6,300 women in 15 of the

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