KARACHI : More than 80 ladies from completely different areas of Karachi participated within the First Ladies Bike Riders Rally organised by Pink Riders on Sunday.
The ladies started their drive from Nagan Chowrangi, making their method by KDA Chowrangi, Karimabad, Sohrab Goth, Nipa Chowrangi, Hassan Sq., Karsaz, Sharae Faisal, Teen Talwar, Do Talwar, Outdated Clifton, Clifton Seashore and to Sea View. The rally made stops alongside the way in which. In whole, they coated 60 kilometres of their journey.
Farzana, who’s a resident of Liaquatabad, mentioned that the Pink Riders institute was taking part in an essential position within the grooming of girls. “The institute isn’t solely instructing motorbike using to the ladies but additionally serving to them construct their confidence.
Alia, who’s a resident of Gulshan-e-Iqbal, mentioned that she was a college pupil and has been using motorbike for the final six months. Her capacity to journey a bike helps her get monetary savings which might in any other case be spent on her commute from her residence to college and again.
A housewife, Gulnaz, who’s a resident of Korangi, mentioned that she was a working girl who earns cash to satisfy the bills at residence. She mentioned that she needed to discover ways to journey a bike as a result of she didn’t need to rely upon anybody in managing her tasks.
Pink Riders founder Payam Khurram mentioned that she felt the need to determine the institute when she noticed ladies going through difficulties and inconvenience through the journey. She mentioned that they’ve educated round 700 ladies from completely different walks of life together with housewives, enterprise ladies and college students of faculties, faculties and universities.
Khurram mentioned that their mission had been met with success to this point. She mentioned that by this rally, they had been spreading consciousness amongst ladies who’re unable get out of their properties and journey due to dependency on drivers or public transport. The coaching additionally helps inculcate a way of independence amongst ladies, she mentioned including that the institute was additionally taking part in a optimistic position in constructing the ladies’s confidence.
The ladies and women collaborating within the rally wore pink jackets together with helmets, elbow and knee pads to make sure security. Crammed with zeal, these ladies rode the bikes on the roads with none hesitation, claiming their public house. Some ladies confronted difficulties throughout this lengthy rally however they didn’t surrender and reached their vacation spot, Sea View Seashore. The message they conveyed was that of gender equality and that they weren’t lower than males on this discipline.