Members of the Follow the Women Foundation
rode bicycles during a tour in Amman, Jordan on May 9. About 400 women from more than 30 countries are participating in the event to cycle through Middle Eastern countries to promote peace and empower women in the region. The first Pedal for Peace, Follow the Women campaign was in 2004. ‘Women do not traditionally cycle in the Middle East, so the sight of a large female-only group attracts huge interest,’ said founder Detta Regan.