Wife Kidnapping In Ancient Greece

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Nearly all civilization at one point practiced bride or wife kidnapping. The reason why wife kidnapping was practiced and was accepted by society is because gender equality was not an important issue at the time. Also, the men who practiced this tradition were mostly people of power and authority. In modern society, gender equality and feminism are a big deal in all societies around the world with the exception of a Central Asian country called Kyrgyzstan. To this day, people in Kyrgyzstan still practice the old tradition of bride kidnapping even though it is against the law in Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyzstan has witnessed many women, who were kidnapped to be a bride, suicide because their freedom is taken away from them. Another reason why kidnapped
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