Skip to comments.Breast ironing: grim secret of Africa's women
Posted on 07/06/2006 12:06:59 PM PDT by wagglebee
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Breast ironing: grim secret of Africa's women
This is barbaric.
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I hear the solution is to give all the women abortions on demand.
Oh, and free condoms for the men.
(No, there's no logic in the liberal solution.)
"And yet we are supposed to accept that their culture is just "different" from ours but still acceptable."
That's right. Here, we put little girls into halter tops as soon as their breasts begin to show. That's much more sensible, I think. /sarc
How awful! How do they ever feed their babies?
I feel really bad for the young girls caught up in these backward, ignorant, barbaric cultures. But the answer isn't to "tolerate" and "respect" the cultures as just one of the many "diverse" ways that human beings live. The answer is to eradicate the cultural practices, like the British clamped down on suttee in India.
Ah jeez! And I get all bent out of shape at the thought of a mammogram.
Wow. I'm so thankful I don't live there (and that's not meant to be funny). How terrible.
Why not just bind 'em down with duct tape? Oh, there's no NAPA Stores over there? Never mind...
The practice is most common in the Christian and animist south of the country, rather than in the Muslim North and Far North provinces, where only 10 per cent of women are affected.
Note the subtle statmemnts. Happens in Christian and animist part but not in the muslim part. Anyone have thoughts.................
not to mention that the process doesn't do a thing to dissuade "leg men" ...
There appears to be little or no concern that this is being done by the moms out of concern because of the lusty vermin men who have the notion that any girl/woman they choose is theirs to be had at any point in time...
"Actually we have a mentality here that men cannot just take what they want. Women here are treated as human beings.The ones that don't face pounishment.The same might work there if they ever bother to hold men accountable for their behavior.
Did you not see the /sarc after my statement? I don't disagree with you. Young girls should never have to fear being raped or molested. Sadly, they do in some places...even in the United States, I fear.
Still, I believe that our habit of flaunting our collective daughters' sexual characteristics at a young age is a bad thing. Surely you've seen the pre-teens in little halter tops? That's just the opposite of what's going on over there in Africa, you see. That's why I said it, and that's why I added the /sarc.
Before you can 'hold men accountable for their behavior', you have to hold their 'government' accountable for it's behavior.
Once they do that, the holding 'men' accountable will follow.
the = then
I like big butts & I cannot lie.
BREAK OUT THE HOT BUM STONES!!!
Getting raped is barbaric too.
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