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Mexico City’s subway is so unsafe for women, the metro system has designated train carriages that can only be used by women and children under the age of 12. 

The separate subway cars are meant to prevent women from being harassed or assaulted in the often crowded, co-ed subway trains. The controversial measure only occurs during peak hours and is the subject of an Al Jeezera Plus video which was posted Monday.

“They should have them every day at every hour because assaults don’t have a schedule,” Jimena Soria of Gire Feminist Group told Al Jazeera in the video.

Read more at HuffPost Latino Voices

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