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Women On Wheels – A Step Towards Women Empowerment
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Published: Jan 12, 2016

City Traffic Police with the assistance of Special Monitoring Unit on Law & Order conducted a rally of women motorcyclists. At least 150 participated in “Women on Wheels” (WoW) rally in Lahore.

Source: AFP
Source: AFP

The basic purpose of the rally was to encourage female bike riding. Prominent lawyer and human rights activist Asma Jahangir, Austrian Ambassador Brigitta Balaha and other prominent personalities also attended the rally to support participants.

Source: AFP
Source: AFP

At this moment, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif announced that about 1,000 pink scooters would be given to working women and students at a 50 per cent subsidised rate under the WoW project. The distribution will start on International Women’s Day on March 8.

Source: AFP
Source: AFP

He further added

“The training plan was initiated in order to explore that women are always ready for every phase of life” Sharif said.

Source: AFP
Source: AFP

Women on Wheels will definitely help to motivate women to step forward and break the typical stereotype of society.