Tough Afghan Girls Fight Harsh Gender Oppression With Their Bikes

Girls aren’t supposed to ride alone in Afghanistan, so a group of them formed a tough (biking) gang.

“So, can you tell me what you’re doing here?”“This bike riding club is to encourage girls to ride here in Kabul. There...

Posted by Humans of Kabul on Saturday, July 19, 2014\n

While experts may disagree, revolutions tend to be fought with weapons, not bikes. But inside Kabul, Afghanistan, an outrageously brave group of Afghan teenage girls are fighting to argue otherwise. Not too long ago, Fatima Haidari and a group of Afghan girls became frustrated that, as women, they weren’t supposed to be out on the streets alone. So they did what most people in this situation would not do: they hopped out of their houses, onto their bikes, and into the streets.

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