Driving Miss Babli: Young women in Bangladesh get the chance to learn new skills
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Driving Miss Babli: Young women in Bangladesh get the chance to learn new skills10 March 2022
Thanks to driving lessons provided by the Haor Infrastructure and Livelihood Improvement Project - Climate Adapation and Livelihood Protection (HILIP/CALIP), a group of young rural women in Northern Bangladesh now have careers as drivers—a typically male-dominated profession.
Not only does this new career improve their status in society, but it is also helping them and their families adapt to the changing climate.