Iranian Women Protest Ban on Bicycling

Ayatollah Khamenei recently prohibited Iranian women from riding bicycles stating, “Riding a bicycle often attracts the attention of men and exposes the society to corruption, and thus contravenes women’s chastity, and it must be abandoned.” Women, including those in the movement My Stealthy Freedom, responded by posting photos riding bikes using the hashtag #IranianWomenLoveCycling.[i]

[i] http://mystealthyfreedom.net/en/

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