Women-only taxi service to improve female safety in Mexico City

In Mexico City, women regularly face threats and assaults when they use taxis.

by

    In Mexico City, women regularly face threats and assaults when they use taxis.

    There has also been an increase in the number of murders of women by male drivers working for ride-hailing services.

    But one new taxi app is trying to improve safety by only hiring female drivers.

    Al Jazeera’s John Holman reports from Mexico City.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.