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Two Female Pakistani Cyclists Try to Present Country's Progressive Face

  • Muhammad Ishtiaq

As Pakistani forces fight against extremist militant groups like the Taliban, who want to suppress women’s rights to education and sports, some members of Pakistan’s civil society are trying to make sure that such extremist elements do not become the face of their country.  In one such effort, two Pakistani girls embarked on a long and arduous bike journey.  Muhammad Ishtiaq has the report for VOA from Islamabad - narrated by Faith Lapidus.