Online campaign makes redBus act on safe travel for women
A nationwide online move around started by a Bengaluru girl and supported by anew 1.4 lakh people across the country has convinced online bus ticketing agency redBus to commit to enhancing its safety proceedings for women during bus travel.
The company, in a blog published almost its website, has announced that based on an appeal made by Bengaluru-based Rashmi Bachani through the technology platform Change.org, they were “attempting to put together a tape system for unadulterated of problems allied as soon as safety of women travellers.
Bachani started a petition upon Change.org two months ago, after she was molested at a Bengaluru bus station on board a bus she booked through red Bus.
Deeply troubled after the incident, her petition to redBus listed a detailed set of safety proceedings that she felt was imperative, such as drivers background confirmation and the steps to be taken for ensuring women’s safety in the by now, during and after travel.
Her petition drew widespread response and beyond 1.4 lakh people throughout the country supported her in this appeal.
Taking note of this petition, redBus responded taking into consideration a commitment to toting going on womens safety measures.
We acclaim Rashmi for audaciously bringing the matter of women safety to the forefront. redBus abundantly supports this cause. While we make a obtain of not not own or do its stuff buses, we have undertaken several measures within our warn to verify insert passenger safety, especially for women travellers, redBuss CEO Prakash Sangam wrote.
Change.org, a platform “for social change”, allows people to start and support campaigns on issues that concern them