A YOUNG woman is challenging gender stereotypes in India by riding the streets of New Delhi on a motorbike. Roshni Misbah has been turning heads as she speeds past on her CBR Repsol and Royal Enfield bikes wearing a leather jacket, high heels and a headscarf. Riding a motorbike isn’t the regular mode of transport for women in India, but Roshni has had a passion for motorbikes since a young age – and she wants to encourage a more female riding culture.
To us Westerners it may not seem progressive but in a very conservative country such India, she IS breaking gender norms. As for her wearing a hijab, well that has to do with her faith not her gender.