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An Indonesian town has banned women from straddling motorcycles. Town officials claim that the controversial move is to "maintain women's dignity". According to ABC News, women in Lhokseumawe, Sumatra, will be told from Monday (January 7) that they cannot straddle a motorcycle or scooter, especially when sitting behind a man. The women are to be instructed to ride side-saddle instead. Mayor of Lhokseumawe (more) »

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