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Postby princess » Mon Jun 15, 2009 8:25 pm

WOMEN WHO KNOW THEIR PLACE ....... A point of view.
> Barbara Walters, of Television's 20/20, did a story on gender roles in
> Kabul, Afghanistan, several years before the Afghan conflict. She
> noted that women customarily walked five paces behind their husbands.
> She recently returned to Kabul and observed that women still walk
> behind their husbands. From Ms. Walters' vantage point, despite the
> overthrow of the oppressive Taliban regime, the women now seem to walk
> even further back behind their husbands, and are happy to maintain the
> old custom.
> Ms. Walters approached one of the Afghani women and asked, 'Why do you
> now seem happy with an old custom that you once tried so desperately
> to change?'
> The woman looked Ms. Walters straight in the eyes, and without
> hesitation said, 'Land Mines.'
> Moral of the story is (no matter what language you speak and where you
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