Mumbai’s Train System: Women Only Carriages

Written by Samantha Butler

By Samantha Butler

For years, trains in Mumbai have had carriages reserved for women, in an attempt to provide them with safety and prevent harassment. I spoke to Niharika Arora and Amulya Prahbu, to hear their thoughts on the effectiveness of these “women only” carriages.

About The Author
Samantha Butler

Sam is studying a dual Bachelor of Journalism and Arts with an extended major in Psychology. She is currently representing the University of Queensland as a foreign correspondent in Mumbai.

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