The Women on Wheels (WoW) project took out a motorcycle rally for women on the Mall in Lahore in January 2016. A total of 150 women motorcyclists, who completed training from the Special Monitoring Unit on Law and Order and City Traffic Police, took part in the rally.
Minister for Population Welfare Zakia Shahnawaz, Minister for Women Development Hameeda Waheedud Din, Special Monitoring Unit Senior Member Salman Sufi, Danish Ambassador Helen Neilson, American Consul General Zackary Harkenrider, UN Women Country Representative Jamshed Qazi and a prominent motorcyclist from Singapore, Juvena Huan, were present on the occasion.
On the instructions of the CM Shahbaz Sharif, pink scooties will be given to working women and girl students under the WoW project. The distribution will start on International Women’s Day on March 8.
Free training is being imparted to women to ride motorcycles under the aegis of Special Monitoring Unit. On International Women’s Day, 1,000 scooties would be distributed among women.