Decent transport for working women

This report provides insight into the rationale behind the pilot test of the project, Decent Public Transport for Working Women, and a detailed overview of the project design, development, activities and its effects. The project was intended to pilot test the concept of women-friendly public transportation facilities. The purpose of introducing women-friendly public transportation was to provide safe and decent environment to working women while they step out of their homes into the public sphere, for work and social life.

This report provides insight into the rationale behind the pilot test of the project, Decent Public Transport for Working Women, and a detailed overview of the project design, development and activities. The project was intended to pilot test the concept of women-friendly public transportation facilities, on Route No. 1, between Islamabad and Rawalpindi. The purpose of introducing women-friendly public transportation was to encourage women to step out of their homes into the public sphere, for work and social life. It was believed that by having women-friendly rather than women-exclusive transportation facilities, the external environment can be made more conducive to women's mobility.