70% of women in Tokyo back single-sex transport amid safety concerns

A train of Seibu Railway Co., railway service unit of Seibu Holdings, arrives at a station in Tokyo June 25, 2013. Private equity giant Cerberus Capital Management LP and Japan's Seibu Holdings will square off in a shareholder vote on Tuesday over the U.S. firm's drive to shake up the board and win more influence. REUTERS/Issei Kato (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT) - GM1E96P0TEK01

Nearly 70% of women in Tokyo backed women-only carriages. Image: REUTERS/Issei Kato

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