Will these buses make commuting safer for women in Pakistan? | DW News

It’s a normal thing for most of us – get on a bus and travel to work. But for many women in Pakistan, this utterly simple and mundane act involves getting harassed, groped and stared at by men.

It sounds overblown, but in a country where many women have to fight to be allowed to leave the house alone, taking public transport is a big step. To make this decision easier, Karachi has introduced new pink buses – an exclusive womens’ only service.

DW Reporter Beenish Javed was on one to find out what women make of it.

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