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Originally posted by danielhanson420
i think we over here in the west need to remember that it wasnt long ago a womans place was in the kitchen. when they couldnt vote. when giving the wife a slap for not having dinner on the table at the right time was brushed under the rug. when women that had childeren without the father were called whores and there childeren bastards and very often sent away because of the shame it had brought on their families. hell women still make less money than men for doing the same job and domestic violence is a massive problem here. rape is also a massive problem here however conviction rates are fairly low. i think a better question would be what country's treat women well?
on another note i'v noticed that this liberating opressd women thing has been touted quite a bit as one of the reasons were in afganistan.... silly me i thought it was to capture bin laden !