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Cycling in Saudia Arabia: Wadjda and restrictions on women’s mobility

  Haifaa al-Mansour’s new film Wadjda raises issues in gender parity that resonate across time and place as it traces one girl’s quest to learn to bicycle. I hopped on my trusty iron stead and sped down to the Renoir, … Continue reading

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Cycling to Suffrage Exhibit Opens March 21st, 2012

“Cycling to Suffrage: The Bicycle and Women’s Rights, 1890-1914″ opens at The Women’s Library 21 March 2012 Cycling has long been associated with the emancipation of women, from the fashionable lady cyclists of the 1890s to the more politically motivated … Continue reading

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