Private sector which has started citizens taxi service to travel within Karachi, and which has been upheld by courts, is to launch a special cab service for womenfolk in the city from March 8.
The private cab service exclusively for women will be formally seen on the streets from March 23rd, its Chief Executive Officer Zahid Sheikh said. A representative of the cab company claims that the initiative provides women with means to earn a living.
Women cab drivers said they were excited to be part of the initiative adding that they have also achieved training for self defence. Women can call the cab service by phone, a mobile app, SMS or simply hail one on the streets.