Tags: gender & transport

  • Reports

    Harassment and sexual violence is a common experience for women and girls in public spaces around the world. Recent events have highlighted safety concerns for women in urban India, especially during travel. Access to safe travel options is critical to enable women and girls to access education, jobs, and healthcare. However, this remains a much-neglected area with little data and few laws,...

  • Reports

    EMBARQ India is helping the city of Bhopal improve accessibility and safety for women on its public transport system. The project is a part of the Government of UK, Department for International Development’s (DFID) support to Government of Madhya Pradesh (GoMP).

    EMBARQ India collected data on commuters in Bhopal, which helped in identifying the gender differences in travel...

  • Publications

    The Safe Access Manual is EMBARQ India’s latest publication and offers recommendations to develop safe access to mass transit stations in Indian cities. An investment of 15 billion USD has already been made across various cities to develop mass transit infrastructure such as metro rail and bus rapid transit. Improving access to mass transit in India can serve multiple...

  • Presentations

    Sonal Shah, EMBARQ India made this presentation on 'Engendering Transport' in a public consultation for the Development Plan of Greater Mumbai: 2014-2034 organized by the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM). The consulation was aimed at incorporating a gender perspective in the Development Plan.

    This presentation outlines regulations and...