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← Dare we stand up for Muslim women?

ThoughtsonCommonToad's Avatar Jump to comment 83 by ThoughtsonCommonToad

We (In the UK at least) can't brag too much - My mother was told (in so many words) that she had to resign from the Armed forces when she got married - this was only 50 years ago. Until very recently, it was considered OK for a husband to not tell his wife what he earned! He would give her an 'allowance' that he considered enough for her to run the home - whilst he was free to do whatever he wanted. I dare say some people today still think that is fine (even some here perhaps)

Yeah that's the same. That glass ceiling is a pressing concern also. How can we even think about discussing Muslim female rights when we have it so bad in the UK.

Sun, 26 Oct 2008 06:10:00 UTC | #257988