First Look Pakistan breaks down gender barriers, one bike at a time

A new bike-sharing program has started up on a sprawling university campus in Islamabad. The goal was to reduce commute time, but it also brought an unexpected result: greater freedom for female students. 

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For Senam Khan, one of the founders of a bike sharing scheme on a Pakistani university campus, the start-up has had unexpected – and welcome – consequences.