And that is the least of the problems women commuters in trains and buses of India have to often endure. But since we, as a nation, cannot seem to change our sexist attitudes and behavior, we have to seek alternative measures to curb this - like running special ladies-only trains.

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Elsewhere, Japan has its own problems to deal with when it comes to public transportation!
Tokyo police have begun a week-long crackdown against the twice-daily scourge of gropers on commuter trains.
A Japanese rail operator said Thursday it is installing blue mood-lighting in its stations in a bid to stop people committing suicide on the tracks of a busy Tokyo line.
And so it goes....