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‘DiDi Mujer’ is the new function for female drivers who only connect with female passengers

The mobility platform offers drivers the option of offering their service to female users only.

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‘DiDi Mujer’ is the new function for female drivers who only connect with female passengers
‘DiDi Mujer’ is the new function for female drivers who only connect with female passengers

DiDi womanallows drivers to accept routes for passengers only, which makes every journey safer and safer.

The leading partners of I have You can activate and deactivate the function on the platform at any time and at any location via the application. All you have to do is press the option in the trip settings to choose when to receive trips specifically from women in the time and area they are in.

“We are the first app in the country to introduce this feature in Mexico City. The pilot test also includes Monterrey, Puebla, Guadalajara and Chihuahua, among others. It will be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, ”says Ivette Ayala, operations manager in Mexico City.

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More security and peace of mind on every trip

One of the reasons drivers prefer this type of initiative is that they feel better protected and less anxious during their journeys, especially in certain areas and at certain times, due to the high rate of violence and insecurity against women it has made despite the pandemic and the lock increased.

“In this context we developed DiDi Mujer, a function to support and promote gender equality in mobility, a sector traditionally referred to as male. At the same time, we value peace and security when traveling on the platform,” says Ivette Ayala.

The transport platform would like to offer a service in which both passengers and drivers can decide their trip only with women. Currently, however, only 4.3% of people riding the platform in Mexico are women.

In light of the above, there are already two transportation applications that women drivers can use to choose whether to serve women. This is the option that Uber announced in recent days that will allow female drivers to accept rides for female users only.

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