FEMALE DRIVER

  • Uber pledges to enlist 1 million female drivers by 2020 March 11, 2015

    San Francisco: Ride-hailing app Uber, under the microscope due to a handful of driver assaults on passengers in some cities, pledged in a blog post on Tuesday to sign up 1 million female drivers around the world by 2020. The ride service did not provide comparable figures for how many women...
  • Hisham Fageeh's 'No Woman, No Drive' goes viral, earns appreciation on Twitter October 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Artist and social activist Hisham Fageeh spoofing ban on female drivers in Saudi Arabia in his new video has got over 5 million hits in less than three days of being uploaded on YouTube. While introducing himself to fans in the video, Hisham admits to not being a...
  • Saudi women break driving ban, defying warnings campaigners October 26, 2013

    A few women filmed themselves driving in Saudi cities on Saturday, defying government warnings of arrest and prosecution to take part in a campaign against menonly road rules, activists said. But some others stayed at home, put off by phone calls from men who said they were from the Interior Ministry,...
  • Priya Sachan: the first woman train operator for Rapid Metro January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: At a time when women's safety across the country has become a cause for concern, Priya Sachan is leading by example. The 21yearold is the first and only woman among 50 train operators and station managers for Gurgaon's Rapid Metro project. For Priya, this is a dream come...