“Urban Mobility and Gender Inequality in the Modern World." an Assessment of UN Habitat -- UN Women Programs to Eradicate Sexual Harassment Against Women in the Urban Transportation System.
Transportation is link to insecurity and violence against women. Alvarado (2015) shows that the transportation system is a space where several types of aggression and violence occur quite often. Some of this problems are related to the structural characteristics of the transportation system (saturation, reduce and inconvenient spaces, and ergonomic system design for men, several routes are unsecure with lacks of police surveillance), which in turn converts the system in opportunities to commit illicit and violent activities. Women are more likely to be victims of several types of sexual violence. The study will show how the contemporary transportation is both a space and a context to exert sexual violence against women. Iis base in both quantitative analysis using some new geographic and sociological Gender orientations. It is also based in a set of interviews with women to analyze the types of incidents and risk they are subject in the transportation. The paper will also show some new programs design to eradicate these types of violence.