16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
The late Kim Jong Il reportedly felt that the sight of a woman on a bike was potentially dam¬aging to public morality. It was the last straw when, in the mid nineties, the daughter of a top general was killed on a bike. From this point forward, the law has periodically banned women from riding bicycles and they are generally restricted from holding driving licenses.
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