Female students with their bikes in Zimbabwe
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How bicycles help protect Zimbabwe's girls

In rural Zimbabwe, many young girls have to walk miles through the bush to school each day, running the risk of falling victim to sexual abuse and prostitution.

But now an international organisation "World Bicycle Relief " is providing hundreds of orphans and vulnerable children with bicycles to shorten the journey and make it safer for them to travel to school.

Brian Hungwe reports.

  • 24 Apr 2011
  • From the section Africa