Pakistani Truck Art Promoting the Rights of the Girl Child

Traditional Pakistani truck art promoting the rights of the girl child unveiled on the International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, 2019.

I’m pride of my father
Give me protection
I have to study. I’ll become light for you
Underage marriage is cruelty. Let me study and play
Let me play and make the country proud
Pakistani Truck Art Promoting the Rights of the Girl Child

Tharparkar’s Female Truck Drivers

Female truck drivers in Tharparkar, Pakistan.

Tharparkar's female truck drivers.
Tharparkar’s female truck drivers.

Tharparkar's female truck drivers.
Tharparkar’s female truck drivers.

Tharparkar's female truck drivers.
Tharparkar’s female truck drivers.

Tharparkar's female truck drivers.
Tharparkar’s female truck drivers.

The 40 to 60 tonne dumper truck drivers can earn up to PKR 40,000/- a month at coal mining site in Islamkot, in coal-rich Thar.