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Friday, October 26, 2007


The oppressed women of Iran

They are oppressed, without question, but maybe not quite as much as you think:
Amid greater official encouragement for women to participate in physical activities, Iran's female Rugby Union holds weekly training sessions at Tehran's Azadi Stadium.
Rugby! Who'da thunk it?

Not that I'd really want to be playing rugby (I have, exactly once) dressed like this:

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