The Guardian | 8/2/2011 4:00:00 PM
Colombia's 'crossed legs' protest is redefining women's activism
August 2--A sex strike by women demanding a paved road to the small town of Barbacoas has deservedly grabbed the media's attention.
Barbacoas is a small port town in south-west Colombia, which linked the southern regions of the country in the 19th and 20th century. Barbacoans still proudly claim that every European piano that reached Colombia in the 19th century came through their port. However, the uneven routes that those pianos had to travel a century ago have not changed since.
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