Woman truck driver in Egypt

In Egypt, women make up about a quarter of the workforce, but you seldom see one driving a cargo truck. Meet Ferial Khalil.

Screen Capture: agency video
Screen Capture: agency video

Felial Khalil behind the wheel of her rig.

Worldwide, about seven percent of truck drivers are women. In Egypt, they are also few and far between.

Ferial Khalil took up driving to earn a living. She takes pride in showing that a woman can do anything.

But some of her male colleagues have the usual reservations.

TRT World's Sarah Jones has Khalil's story.