Mumbai’s Train System: Women Only Carriages

Mumbai’s Train System: Women Only Carriages

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.

Samantha Butler

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.