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Separate transport service for women in KPK

Japan and United Nationas workplace for Project Services (UNOPS) country workplace in West Pakistan on weekday signed a memo of Understanding (MoU) to launch a separate transport for ladies in selected districts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) province.

The senior officers from Economic Affairs Division, committee and Department of Transport KPK were gift on the occasion together with global organization Resident arranger and heads of alternative global organization agencies and representatives of foreign mission and donor agencies.


Under the pilot program to be enforced in ten months, initially, around fourteen buses would be run at metropolis town to facilitate girls and male youngsters underneath age of twelve years.

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During his gap address Resident arranger global organization, Neil Buhne underlined that “Public transportation is that the least expensive and sensible route adopted by the ladies to access their work places or faculties or universities, however travel with the concern of harassment and having to face it a day brings down their productivity drastically.

The introduction of “women bus service” is AN initiative taken to create girls feel safe, secured and cozy, once travelling”,.

He aforementioned that these buses were aimed toward protective girls throughout travel and reducing the danger of being a possible victim adding aforementioned the project would pilot fourteen buses in three districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Peshawar, Mardan and Abbottabad.


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Speaking on the occasion, Muhammad Haider Reza, Director UNOPS highlighted the actual fact that harassment of girls wasn’t restricted to the workplaces it will and will occur once a lady leaves home for work or studies.

He superimposed that UNOPs think about it AN honour to support and add shut partnership with the departments of transport, government of KPK, the japanese government and global organization girls on this innovative project.

Jamshed M Kazi Country representative global organization girls on the occasion emphasised that the introduction of girls solely buses in KPK was an easy plan with doubtless transformative results for ladies authorisation.

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