The Obscenity of Girls

5 years ago

Imagine if you lived in a place where educating women was considered an obscenity.  Imagine if your 14-year old daughter was gunned down for finding her voice and asking to go to school.  Imagine if fundamentalism kept women from pursuing anything close to freedom.  Imagine if all the rules governing women were made by men branding firearms with a nervous finger on the trigger should a female dare to step out from under the burkha or express an opinion formed by natural intelligence and critical thinking.

Continue reading at http://redroom.com/member/kelly-tweeddale/blog/the-obscenity-of-girls

 

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