Misogyny And Sexism

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An investigative journalist went to Afghanistan to study the culture and was shocked to discover that women were made to walk ten paces behind the men. She asked her guide why and he said, "Because they are considered of lesser status." Outraged the journalist went home. A year later she returned covering violence in the region and was surprised to see the women walking ten paces ahead. She turned to her guide and this time asked, "What has changed?" The guide answered, "Land mines." This joke and many others similar to it have been used to reinforce the ideal that women are viewed as lesser creatures than men. Misogyny and sexism is an ideology that has been integrated into society for so long many still view it as a normal worldview. As a
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