Women Taxi Drivers in Senegal – on CBC’s Dispatches Today!

June 16, 2011 § Leave a comment

Senegal’s Taxi Sisters  

In Senegal, a woman’s place is now behind the wheel of a cab.  Pass the screening and all she needs is a little martial arts training and a bright yellow car.

And the male taxi drivers?  Well, one hopes they’ll come round to the idea, as Canadian journalist Amanda Fortier discovers while shadowing these Taxi Sisters from the start of their day.

 Amanda’s dispatch

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