Behind the Wheel

Abandoned by her husband, Nigora must defy prevailing gender norms by re-opening and operating his tire repair shop in order to provide for her family and to set an example for her daughter. 

A film by Elise Laker (Tajikistan | 2013 | 20 mins).

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Background

Thousands of migrant workers, mostly men, leave Tajikistan in search of employment. The money sent back provides a huge boost to the economy. Tajikistan is the most remittance-dependent country in the world.


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