22 Oct '11, 4am

Female-only train carriages would protect women from sexual predators, but may not be practical in Singapore: Experts

Female-only train carriages would protect women from sexual predators, but may not be practical in Singapore: Experts

Female-only train carriages would protect women from sexual predators, but may not be practical in Singapore, some commuters and transport experts say. -- PHOTO: JOYCE FANG By Royston Sim Female-only train carriages would protect women from sexual predators, but may not be practical in Singapore, some commuters and transport experts say. In a letter to The Straits Times Forum page last Saturday, Ms Evelynne Leong proposed reserving a few carriages on each train for women, to protect them from sexual predators. She said she had been a victim of groping on public transport. The subway system, with its 'sardine-packed crush of commuters... has turned into a haunt of molesters', and few women would voluntarily report such acts, she wrote. Undergraduate Bridget Tan, 23, said rail operators SMRT and SBS Transit could perhaps set aside one or two carriages for women. Please enabl...

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