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How bicycles help protect Zimbabwe's girls

24 April 2011 Last updated at 04:43 BST

In rural Zimbabwe, many young girls have to walk miles through the bush to school each day, running the risk of falling victim to sexual abuse and prostitution.

But now an international organisation "World Bicycle Relief " is providing hundreds of orphans and vulnerable children with bicycles to shorten the journey and make it safer for them to travel to school.

Brian Hungwe reports.