Source: Meydan TV

Meet Nurjahan, Baku's female cab driver

Meet Nurjahan, Baku's female cab driver

Nurjahan Jabiyeva has been working as a taxi driver for 33 years. Her husband died when she was pregnant with her fifth child, she started driving a taxi to stay afloat. Nurjahan now has 12 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She says some other cabbies discriminate against her for being a woman.

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