Tuesday, August 13, 2013

"Legs Together Law" Would Require Women To Ride Bikes Sidesaddle

I understand cultural differences, but I'm not sure how I feel about this. A proposed law would ban Kenyan women from straddling motorcycles or bicycles because it is “demeaning” and allegedly undermines traditional culture. Instead, they would be required to sit sidesaddle.

The Thomson Reuters Foundation has the story.

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