Cycles of Change: Pedaling to Empowerment in Dhaka

Bangladeshi women face significant barriers from family, neighbors and society in getting on a bike a riding around town in bright daylight. Freedom of mobility is seriously curtailed in Dhaka if women don’t feel safe to travel independently in their own city. Over 35% of female commuters in Dhaka depend on a cycle rickshaw and as more major roads ban these rickshaws, daily mobility for women is threatened furthermore. Arohi’s tagline: “Pedaling the way to empowerment” summarizes the links that we plan to draw between cycles, mobility and empowerment.

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One thought on “Cycles of Change: Pedaling to Empowerment in Dhaka

  1. Dhaka is really struggling due to heavy traffic jam, yes rickshaw and cycle is favorite transport for the general people, in some areas Honda is getting popularity also.

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