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> Mexico City's new bus line for women
starlagurl
post Feb 6 2008, 09:42 AM
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Apparently groping on the city buses in Mexico has gotten so bad, that they have created a bus line just for women. I think that they had to do this in India too, am I right?

http://www.vagabondish.com/pink-buses-curb...-mexican-women/

Mexican woman have been offered a reprieve from the unwelcome attention of Lotharios. A new ‘women’s only’ bus service just rolled out in this, one of the world’s largest cities, complete with pink signs in the front and back.

Every year, close to 22 million people squeeze themselves into Mexico City’s crowded buses and subways, creating plenty of opportunity for grabby perverts. Many women resort to ingenious safety measures like a safety pin to fend off roaming hands, but now city authorities have finally stepped in to make traveling less stressful for the ladies.


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post Feb 6 2008, 10:43 AM
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QUOTE(starlagurl @ Feb 6 2008, 09:42 AM) *

Apparently groping on the city buses in Mexico has gotten so bad, that they have created a bus line just for women. I think that they had to do this in India too, am I right?

http://www.vagabondish.com/pink-buses-curb...-mexican-women/

Mexican woman have been offered a reprieve from the unwelcome attention of Lotharios. A new ‘women’s only’ bus service just rolled out in this, one of the world’s largest cities, complete with pink signs in the front and back.

Every year, close to 22 million people squeeze themselves into Mexico City’s crowded buses and subways, creating plenty of opportunity for grabby perverts. Many women resort to ingenious safety measures like a safety pin to fend off roaming hands, but now city authorities have finally stepped in to make traveling less stressful for the ladies.


Hi Starlagul,
Boy, I have to congratulate you on finding all these great forum subjects. They really attract comments and liven up one's day.

If they ever did this in the U.S.A., they would need male only buses too so as not to discriminate. I wonder if the bus driver and conductor are also women?

Cheers
Martin


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