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Kabul: 'I want to break the tradition that women can't drive'

Kabul: 'I want to break the tradition that women can't drive'
Friday 23
3:20 2019

Kabul, Afghanistan - Smiles, cheers and expressions of shock - these are the reactions, says Mahjabin, when people in Afghanistan's capital see women like her behind the steering wheel. "Someone is looking at us smiling; someone else is clapping hands or blowing the horn to felicitate us; some others are just shocked!" said the 24-year-old. She is one of four women chosen from 100 candidates to become the drivers of the Pink Shuttle, a project by the Nove Onlus NGO billed "as the first and only service in Afghanistan driven uniquely by female drivers for female passengers". The selected drivers ...

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Summary: Afghan women speak about being behind the wheel of Pink Shuttle, a service 'by female drivers for female passengers'.

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