The first all-women’s wagon started rolling on Monday, April 4th, with the Tehran-Mashhad train. The measure has been undertaken in line with the government’s policy of segregating public places and transportation to separate women from men.
All the employees working in this wagon are female and no man is allowed in. Segregation of women on city buses causes many problems for families using public transportation. The same situation is now being expanded to trains as a means for imposing further restrictions on women and further repression on society.