Pakistan’s ground-breaking female cabbie *Women’s Week Special*

Zahida Kazmi has been hailed as Pakistan’s first female taxi driver. She has driven from the crowded markets of Islamabad to the remote tribal country in the north. The Pathans of the tribal north-west, despite a reputation for fierce male pride and inflexibility, treat her with immense courtesy on her journeys. She eventually became the chairperson of Pakistan’s yellow cab association through which she offered to teach young women how to drive taxis

Despite her travails, she is clearly a respected presence on the streets of Islamabad.

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