69 million page views

Women's rights

Reader comment on item: Prepare to attack [Iran]
in response to reader comment: Leave them think what they want

Submitted by Claire (United States), Aug 2, 2008 at 04:23

So has your wife been genitally mutilated? Is she restricted from driving? Does her word count less than a male's in court? Would she be arrested for drinking coffee in a coffe shop with men and women from work? Can she get her own medical care and travel without need of a male's permission? Is she your only wife, or does she have to share you at your whim with other females?

Those practices are not universal, but there are countries that call themselves "Muslim" who practice all of them and more. So if your wife doesn't have to live under such savagery, then of course it's not a problem for her--except that it's a problem for all humanity if even some humans are not allowed to live as full human beings.

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 Women's rights by Claire

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

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2023 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.)