Saturday, 2 November 2013

The 5 Worst Places to Live in if you’re a Woman

Inequality, suppression, prejudice, and harassment are traits common in almost all societies around the globe. The overall acceptances of women’s rights – in terms of education, job opportunities, and the right to control their own bodies – are blatantly denied in some places more than others. We’re all aware of the state of women’s rights in countries like Saudi Arabia, so here’s a list of 5 other places you should probably steer clear of if you’re a woman.

Malala Yousufzai’s struggle for the women’s right to education in Pakistan’s patriarchal society represents only one of the many struggles of women in Pakistan. The murder of Farida Afridi (an activist for women’s education), and schoolteacher Zarteef Afridi, highlight the travails of women as they continue to fight for their rights in Pakistan. Read more.

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