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How cycling set deprived Indian girls on a life-long journey

One simple initiative, initiated about three years ago by the chief minister Nitish Kumar, in the Bihar state of India, not only solved an everyday problem for schoolgirls, but also expanded their horizons. The Mukhyamantri Balika Cycle Yojna, a project that gives schoolgirls 2,000 rupees (about £25) to purchase a bicycle has benefited more than 870,000 schoolgirls.

 

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