Both the level of insecurity and the amount of women who are victims of sexual harassment in public transportation systems are alarmingly high.
The transportation and infrastructure sectors are predominantly male. At the regional level, women represent less than 15% of the total workforce in the transportation sector.
The lack of elevators and level crossings, bathrooms with changing tables in subway stations, platforms on sidewalks and priority seats are some of the challenges in terms of infrastructure.
Nowadays, very few mobility surveys show collected data disaggregated by gender or including questions that would allow to better understand the different needs of men and women in terms of mobility.
Awareness and Education initiatives
We mainstream the gender perspective into the transportation systems of 7 cities in Latin America.LEARN MORE