An Afghan woman's 'choice'

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  1. helgaleena

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    A horrendous story.
    I believe that the threat would be from her own family.
    This all seems so upside-down.
    And a nation whose values are so far from our own ... well, we can hardly hope to do nation-building there.
     
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    It's a male dominated society, which itself is often run by a male-dominated religion with little or no regard for women. I'm glad to lived in a Western nation and will take all of the West's many problems over this any day. The only worse places on this planet would be North Korea and Burma (which has been undergoing some change).
     
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    Why do you say that, MisterSix? Is rape not a crime in North Korea? or in Myanmar? I don't know their laws.
     
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    It's sickening. They didn't release the other part of the interview because her life would be in danger AND because they didn't want to make the Afghan justice system look bad?

    WHAT JUSTICE? WHAT SYSTEM?

    WHAT A FREAKING JOKE!

    The things these women are subjected to are unbelievable. Here we can speak out, get help, protection. There is no protection there, even their families forsake them. I don't even know what to say, it just pisses me off and makes me very sad.
     
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    That story just made me cry. I can't believe the disrespect for women. I just can't believe how the men in these countries fear women's power.
     
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