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WOMEN WHO KNOW THEIR PLACE

> Subject: WOMEN WHO KNOW THEIR PLACE
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> Barbara Walters, of 20/20, did a story on gender roles in Kabul ,
> Afghanistan , several years before the Afghan conflict.
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> She noted that women customarily walked five paces behind their husbands.
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> She recently returned to Kabul and observed that women still walk behind
> their husbands. Despite the overthrow of the oppressive Taliban regime,
> the women now seem to, and are happy to, maintain the old custom.
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> Ms. Walters approached one of the Afghani women and asked, ‘Why do you
> now seem happy with an old custom that you once tried so desperately to
> change?’
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> The woman looked Ms. Walters straight in the eyes, and without hesitation
> said, “Land Mines.”
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> Moral of the story is (no matter what language you speak or where you go)
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> BEHIND EVERY MAN, THERE’S A SMART WOMAN
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May 16, 2011 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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