Bogota Colombia: Most Unsafe Public Transport System for women

Posted on November 1, 2014 • Filed under: Colombia, Latin America Womens Issues, Social Issues

BOGOTA, Oct 29 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The mayor of Bogota defended his administration’s efforts to tackle high levels of sexual harassment of women on buses in the Colombian capital following a Thomson Reuters Foundation poll on Wednesday ranking Bogota’s public transport system as the most unsafe for women among 15 of the world’s largest capitals. Bogota and two other Latin American capitals – Mexico City, and Lima,Peru – were named in the poll as the three capitals with the least safe transport systems for women, with about six in every 10 women reporting physical harassment while travelling. Read Article

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