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A train in Germany is launching a women and children service on its trains. The for the segregated carriages is an to help women feel safer. There will be two compartments on all of the company's trains that run between the cities of Leipzig and Chemnitz. The carriages will be located next to the one in which the train conductor is . The new carriages are causing quite a in Germany. Some people on social media are suggesting the move is a to an increase in reported incidents of harassment and assault in Germany. Rail executives stress this is not the case, but is instead a new policy aimed at increasing for women and children.

The use of women-only carriages on trains is not . There have been cars on trains in many other countries for . In Japan, such carriages were first introduced in 1912. Last year there was a from Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the party to the government in Britain, to re-introduce such carriages. British trains used to have 'Ladies Only' carriages up until 1977. Mr Corbyn's comments resulted in a from female politicians. His Yvette Cooper observed that while sexual harassment and against women was a serious issue, women-only carriages were not the . Cooper said the move would be, "turning the back and not tackling the problem".

 
 

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