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Reader comment on item: The Scandal of U.S.-Saudi Relations

Submitted by a.choy (Canada), Feb 19, 2004 at 17:31

Western women are sexually autonomous, which means they can do as they please with their bodies. In Arab countries, women are raped and nothing is done about it. They must have sex with their husbands to have money and to live. Women in western countries can work and live independently in whatever clothing they want. In the Arab world, a woman MUST stay in the house indoors all day, while the husband cheats on her on a daily basis. Women have the right to enjoy their bodies as they please. Arab women don't. They are truly... not in charge of their bodies or selves . Some of them ... believe that the more their husband has sex, the stronger they are as men. ...

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