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Asian Ride-Sharing Apps Speed Up to Cut Men Out of Equation

• arclein

The startup is among a fast-growing series of ride-sharing services across Asia that are either emerging or reshaping themselves to offer safe travel options to women as they increasingly step out of homes into public spaces that are often still unsafe for them. For some, it's an act of resistance coinciding with the consciousness of the #MeToo era. For others, there's the economic incentive of an untapped market, as even the most conservative societies like Saudi Arabia gradually give women more rights.