Tin is Challenging Gender Roles.

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Tin is Challenging Gender Roles.

Post by Kung-fu Hillbilly » Tue Jul 16, 2019 11:07 am

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By Hannah Bailey
June 25, 2019

She has been pushing the skate scene for girls, young people and Cambodians more generally since she first stepped on a board in 2012. Straight away, skating opened the door to the challenge of changing people’s minds on what it means to be a girl, ..

"When I first started skateboarding and working with Skateistan, my mum didn’t have any objections to me skating. But my parents are a bit different from other parents in Cambodia. My mum wanted to motivate me and let me in, she knew I was confident to make my own decisions."

"People in my community didn’t really respect me or value me as a girl skateboarder. They didn’t see any value in people participating in skateboarding at all. They thought I was wasting my time doing it and that I couldn’t get anything from skating. They thought I was stupid!"

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