69 million page views

Anonymous...read

Reader comment on item: Something Rotten in Denmark?
in response to reader comment: I ask the great American free women

Submitted by Armageddon (United States), Feb 25, 2006 at 00:31

The women presidents in these countries have no power or any influence on the women rights in these countries. They were assigned such positions only for misleading their own population as well as to mislead the west. Read the following citations, from media:

Inonesia

(The New York Times June 14, 1998) .

In Indonesia, reports are surfacing that suggest members of the security forces may have been among the men who raped ethnic Chinese women during rioting last month (The New York Times June 14, 1998) .

In Jakarta, aid workers were quoted last week as saying that hundreds of ethnic Chinese women had been sexually assaulted during the looting of Chinese neighborhoods, apparently by organized gangs that may have had links to security forces. "Some of the attackers said, ‘You must be raped because you are Chinese and non-Muslim,' " one woman recalled. Again, a number of women have killed themselves rather than live in shame. Although militants in Algeria and roving gangs of rapists in Indonesia are Muslims.....

India

(WTC Women's GlobalNet #272, Activities and Initiatives of Women Worldwide , By Anne S. Walker and Lynette Dumble,March 10, 2005)

5. Gender Justice: Discrimination against women persists despite their progress 6. Women have a role in all spheres of life 7. A gift on Women's Day: dream-come-true portal 8. Ticking off women 9. ILO honour for women victims of tsunami 10. Women gear up to `ignite the truth'

11. Women excluded from India's growth: ILO 12. Women flay gender bias 13. 74 per cent women complain of bias 14. Anti-foeticide drive gets a `Sania' boost

Pakistan :

(A dishonourable stance, Shireen M MazariThe writer is Director General of the Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, International, The News, Institute of Strategic Studies, Islamabad, "The News", Wednesday July 21, 2004-- Jamadi-us-Sani ):

It is unfortunate that it is only the decadent features of tribalism that prevail amongst the tribes of Balochistan and Southern Punjab. Here, women are repressed, handed out in marriage if a "suitable" partner is there or simply kept unwed and abused at will - including the women of the so-called "Sardar" families and totally deprived of education and basic human rights...

The terrible irony in all this is that Islam, which dignified the status of women before any other religious or secular creed, is now being misused to justify violence and killing of women. And here the accuser, judge and executioner are one and the same - with not even a minimal notion of justice being prevalent. It is not simply the Western media that paints Islam in a bad light - it is Muslims themselves who are distorting and violating basic Islamic notions of justice and human dignity. We are ever ready to condemn Western societies for their lack of morality and so on, but what happens here is even worse. There is a facade of so-called morality behind which every kind of action takes place and every kind of abuse is practised on women and children - and society silently abets in it all. That is why society quietly accepts murderers and rapists - as long as they have the right connections.

Turkey:

(German Edition of "Hürriyet" Newspaper, http://www.qantara.de/webcom/show_article.php/_c-478/_nr-269/_p-1/i.html)

"The mood in the Turkish community has been turned against me," says Berlin lawyer Ates. The women's rights organization "Terre des Femmes" says the women have been put into a situation of "danger" due the articles.

In their books, all three authors have described how Turkish girls are imprisoned in the strict honor code of their families, how women are repressed by their husbands and by the widespread phenomenon of "arranged marriages" and forced marriages among Turks in Germany—topics which they have researched themselves. Their books are partly based on interviews and sociological studies, and partly on autobiographical material.


Bangladesh:

Bangladesh is a country of origin and transit for women and children trafficked for the purposes of sexual exploitation, involuntary domestic servitude, and debt bondage. Bangladeshi women and girls are trafficked to India, Pakistan, Bahrain, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.). A small number of women and girls are trafficked from Burma to India through the country.

Anonymous - you can not fool me. I know ...

Armageddon
Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Anonymous...read by Armageddon

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)