Ghulam Abbas Anjum

Content by Ghulam Abbas Anjum
  • Blog post

    Overcoming barriers to women’s mobility in Pakistan

    Expanding transport networks, scheduling services, providing reliable transport in peri-urban areas, improving the design of women’s-only services, educating drivers and conductors on sexual harassment, and improving public safety improve mobility. Social norms against women coming into close contact with unrelated men, and the discomfort, social stigma, and fear of...

    17 Nov 2017 | Fizzah Sajjad, Katherine Vyborny, Ghulam Abbas Anjum, Erica Field

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Gender equity in transport planning: Improving women’s access to public transport in Pakistan

    Women in Pakistan are more dependent on public transport due to various social norms. However, they also face significant challenges while using public transport because of concerns over safety, harassment and worries about their social reputation. A lack of transport options for women restricts their lives substantially and affects whether they work, what kind of...

    18 Oct 2017 | Fizzah Sajjad, Ghulam Abbas Anjum, Erica Field, Katherine Vyborny