'You get to a certain age and you start experiencing harassment': Campaign demands safer cycling for women in London

A petition will be presented to London' Walking and Cycling Commissioner at Freedom Ride this weekend

Women's Freedom Ride, London 2023
(Image credit: London Cycling Campaign)

Misogyny, racism, body shaming – just three of the issues facing female cyclists that are being targeted by a petition that will be presented to the London Mayor's Walking and Cycling Commissioner Will Norman this Sunday.

The presentation will precede the second Women's Freedom Ride – a loop around the centre of London taking in landmarks including Oxford Circus, Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square and The Mall, which will see 1,000 women take to their bikes.

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