A women-only bus waiting for passengers in Pakistan
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Will Pakistan's women-only bus service reduce harassment?

21 March 2014 Last updated at 00:01 GMT

Authorities in Pakistan have launched a minibus service exclusively for women travelling between the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

Women in Pakistan often run the risk of being physically and verbally abused while travelling on public transport - but previous attempts to introduce women-only buses in other cities in Pakistan have failed.

BBC Urdu's Iram Abbasi reports.