Why it takes extra courage to ride a bike for women in Pakistan’s conservative regions | DW News

A group of girls in a remote area of Pakistan have been given a rare treat of learning to ride a bike.
Women in the conservative region of Landi Kotal are usually prevented from doing any type of sport but professional athlete Samar Khan was able to set up the first cycling camp there. She said her aim was to give girls the chance to experience the joy of this kind of physical activity and also to empower them. We hear what some of the girls felt about cycling for the first time and their situation.

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