Brussels woman creates protest song against harassment faced by female cyclists

Brussels woman creates protest song against harassment faced by female cyclists
A screenshot from Lydie Thonnard's video. Credit: Facebook / Lydie Thonnard

On Sunday, Lydie Thonnard from Brussels posted a video protesting the verbal harassment faced by female cyclists in the city.

The video shows Thonnard’s face, singing in protest, as she cycles through the streets of Brussels. Thonnard posted the video on her Facebook page.

The video begins with Thonnard singing in French “I am not a piece of meat on a bike”. Later on in the video, Thonnard asks for people to respect her as a cyclist.

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The video has been well received, with a number of Thonnard’s peers on Facebook asking her for permission to share the video. By Monday, the video was shared 39 times.

Evie McCullough 

The Brussels Times


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