Women Of The Middle Eastern Countries

2043 Words Dec 15th, 2015 9 Pages
There are so many problems in the world that many people can’t seem to agree or disagree on. Some of these issues are based on some of the simplest things such as ethnic background, who you are married too, how you live your life and the decisions some countries make that affect a whole people. Some of these issues can and have moved into a nationwide or worldwide struggle to change the issues at hand.
Women have rights in countries such as the United States, Great Britain, Canada, Germany, parts of Egypt, and a few other European countries. But a lot of the Middle Eastern countries don’t really respect their women as such. Men are looked at as superior to the women, for example, in the United States a woman can get the same job or better as those jobs for men. But in countries such as Iraq and Afghanistan, women aren’t even allowed to leave their homes without permission from the men of the house let alone get a job. A lot of times, even women who are raped are killed for defiling the family’s honour. A 16 year old Jordanian girl had her throat slit by her brother after having been raped by one of her other brothers. A 12 year old Jordanian girl returned home one evening from a walk with her friends and was confronted by her raging father who was yelling that she had dishonored the entire family. He proceeded to beat her with sticks and iron chains until she died. Everyone raise your hand if you have a sister. (RAISE HAND) Lets keep in mind that we all know people like…
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