Arti: Pink E-rickshaw Driver from UP Village Received Award

  • 25 May 2024

On May 24th Arti an 18-year-old Pink E-rickshaw driver from a village in Bahraich district, Uttar Pradesh, received Amal Clooney Women's Empowerment Award in London.

  • In July 2023, Project Lehar, in collaboration with Prince's Trust International and the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), introduced Arti to the Indian government's Pink E-Rickshaw scheme.
  • She was honored for inspiring young women through her involvement with the government’s Pink E-rickshaw initiative.
  • Pink e-rickshaw initiative provides safe transport for other women with a mission to drive change.
  • The award is named after the world-renowned human rights barrister.