Pakistan’s Punjab province saw a massive crowd of women who were riding motorcycles. The ride was not for fun rather it was meant for a special message. To aware the women about the gender violence and with a will of having more women in the workforce, the Women on Wheels started its journey. They teach women bike riding to make them confident about themselves.
The India-Pakistan trade suspension amid increasing tension over Kashmir issue has left at least 2,500 labourers unemployed at Wagah and Attari border.
According to a report of ‘Express News’, around 1,000 labourers of Pakistan and 1,500 in India, who used to haul the trucks on both sides are now unemployed after trade was suspended between the countries.
The report says these daily wagers from rural areas of both the sides of Wagah and Attari border are stressed due to trade suspension.
“We have not earned anything for the last one week. All our small savings are exhausted. We used to earn Rs 1,000-Rs 1,500 per day by loading/unloading the trucks,” a labourer is quoted as saying.