24 September 2016

Women in Iran Protest new ban on Cycling

WSJ reports this protest to a Sept 10 2016 religious order in Iran that bans women cycling!
A ban on women cycling?  Outrageous.
Let's not forget that bicycles played a significant role in the emancipation of women in the early 20th century in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere.
The reason for the ban?  Women cycling "attract men's attention" and "expose society to sedition". Yes, as to the first, and a good thing, too.

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