Pakistan's ground-breaking female cabbie

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bbc_zahidaZahida 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. Here she tells Nosheen Abbas about her two decades in a male-dominated world.

In 1992 at the age of 33, newly widowed Zahida Kazmi decided to take her fate in her own hands and become a taxi driver.


Read the full story here ... BBC Online 12 March 2011.


Note: women taxi drivers are not uncommon here is Malaysia