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Nayantara commented on For Women, by Women Taxis

Hello SocioApps we would be happy to talk to you and take it further.

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Nayantara commented on For Women, by Women Taxis

Dear Shruti, thank you for your interest. The Learning Journey is an initiative that will take teams of women drivers and support personnel to other destinations where women are also involved in non- traditional livelihoods. In turn women from different locations will be invited to our centers to engage with the women in training or in employment there. This will provide an opportunity to build a greater understanding of the common challenges faced and solutions found.
Sakha Cabs at present operate in Delhi and NCR. We plan to take our services to Jaipur and Kolkata in the coming year. Sakha Chauffeurs for Placements with women and families, organizations are already available in Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Jaipur.. The largest threat faced by women in public transport or even using drivers is from the driver himself. Using a cab driven by a woman or a car driven by a woman rules out that concern immediately It levels the playing field and allows women to work or just be out on the streets no matter what the time is. We at Sakha firmly believe that .women perceive threat in a public space at certain times as they become extremely male dominated spaces. The only way for women to feel safe is to have more and more women out there - particularly in public transport. This will have a ripple effect and in time women will not feel out numbered. As a first step to this Sakha has launched a professional service offering women drivers and Cabs for Women by Women.