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February 26/16 12:55 pm - Afghan Women's Cycling Team Nominated for Nobel Prize

Posted by Editor on 02/26/16

Total Women's Cycling is reporting that the national women's cycling team of Afghanistan has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by members of the Italian Parliament.

A documentary about the team shows the harassment the 40 women face as they ride their bikes. The trailer for the documentary went viral, and 118 Italian MPs signed a petition to have the Afghan Women's Cycling Team included in a larger nomination of the Bicycle as an agent of change for the Nobel Peace Prize.

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