The World’s Worst Places to Be a Woman

Amnesty USA’s Women’s Human Rights Group member Lyric Thompson was recently polled among a number of international women’s rights experts on the world’s worst place to be a woman. The results are in.

A recent survey by TrustLaw, a project of the Thomson Reuters Foundation, polled 213 women’s rights experts on what they consider to be the world’s worst place to be a woman.

The results are in, and topping the list are Afghanistan, DR Congo, Pakistan, Somalia and India, based on a variety of factors including rape and violence, lack of health services, poverty and human trafficking.

According to the poll, Afghanistan ranks as the worst place in the world to be a woman.

Women in today’s Afghanistan daily face a host of threats, from insurgent violence; attacks on schoolgirls and working women for daring to venture out into the public sphere; high levels of rape and domestic violence, as well as widespread physical and sexual abuse by state forces; forced and child marriage; and honor killings. 87% of Afghan women are illiterate, while 70-80% face forced marriage, many before the age of 16.

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, which ranked second on the list of the worst places to be a woman, an ongoing war has featured a brutal and strategic campaign of sexual violence targeted at women, from toddlers to the elderly.

Armed militias and members of state forces are notorious for brutal gang rapes as well as sexual and human trafficking.  Women who survive or escape bear a social stigma in their families and communities, or worse suffer from fistula, a painful and embarrassing tearing of the wall between the vaginal and rectal canals.

In addition to conflict-related violence, which is largely associated with the easternmost provinces, a recent analysis of a 2007 household survey finds more than 1,100 women are raped every day in the Congo, nationwide. This tally accounts for both domestic violence and conflict-associated rapes; spousal rape is not criminalized in the DRC.

Pakistan, India and Somalia ranked third, fourth and fifth, respectively, due to high rates of domestic violence, female infanticide (which is estimated to have resulted in up to 50 million girls are thought to be “missing” over the past century), female genital cutting, acid attacks and economic discrimination.

The inclusion of economic discrimination as a form of violence is of particular note; although women comprise 70 percent of the world’s poor (which is widely acknowledged to be a violation of human rights and dignity), it is not always remembered as a form of violence. However, many manifestations violence against women can be traced to roots in poverty, such as the tradition of forced marriage by families seeking to alleviate debt (widely practiced in Afghanistan and Pakistan), the sale of girl children into sex slavery (common in India), and maternal mortality rates associated with lack of access to healthcare.

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78 thoughts on “The World’s Worst Places to Be a Woman

  1. And who makes it so horrible for these women….the men! They are the problem. I use the term "men" loosely as no honorable man would rape girls and women, beat, or abuse women. I feel sorry for girls and women who through no fault of their own have to live with animals instead of men.

  2. Animal is too good a word, lets hope things change for the future of the children

  3. Someone should rape them and make them feel trapped in a lose, lose situation!!

  4. It's just ashamed that women are still so powerless in these countries, I am proud to be an American woman, who is free to express my thoughts. These women need to take a stand. Our country are so quick to fight battles pertaining to oil or other stupid things that will never change, no matter how many American dollars that are wasted. Since America loves getting into other countries business, lets do it, when it really matters!! I say off with there penius!!!!!

  5. I was raised to respect all people, all races, creeds and genders. I was lucky to come from a loving, hard working English family. If on the other hand you live in an environment where rape and violence are the norm then that is what you will continue to do?

    I am not for one second saying that what is going on is acceptable, it isn't, it's terrible beyond belief, but raping the men or cutting off there penis's will not solve the problem. It will be a slow process of education and showing respect.

    Unfortunately what usually happens to get to that end point is years of warfare and violence.

    I truelly hope that these countries find peace and learn to live together. After all, human kind cannot exist without both male and female. I'm no philosopher or even an educated man for that matter, just a regular Joe who knows right from wrong. Respect.

  6. Many women in the UK experience abuse and violence. Women coming into this country on spousal passports are often trapped and hidden. We cannot ignore any abuses against women. However, what is happening in Afganistan and the countries named in the report is on a scale that needs immediate international and global action. These crimes, many war crimes need to stop now.

  7. I am a victim of abuse myself, I was able to escape the problem, I feel for these poor women. I couldn't imagine not being able to get the help they so desperately need. Maybe each American needs to pitch in and donate some money to move the women out of these countries. If they have no women to rape and abuse, they will have no choice but to turn on each other.

  8. I'm actually surprised that more African nations didn't make that list, or place higher. Every time I hear statistics about violence against women in African nations, it just breaks my heart.

  9. Men's purpose in life is to protect and provide. No healthy and sane man would rape, beat or in any way mistreat a woman or a child.
    Mistreaters should be severly punished and removed from society.

  10. It is all because the weakness and selfishness of men. I really think we all have to identify it this way! Call it what it is! IN all the media! They are nothing but immature little losers! That's why they do what they do! regardless if they have a weapon or are just physically stronger they are really the weaker sex!

    Women have to cover up…why? Little boys in adult bodies can't control themselves. They see an ankle and get a chubby. Well, that's the woman's fault! Really???
    They hack off the most important part of a woman's sexual anatomy! Falsely calling it "Circumcision" …why? So men don't have to worry about being good enough to please the woman. If she can't climax why bother being a good lover? Just take care of yourself.
    Females cannot go to school?? Why? Because they are afraid of women! They are afraid of their strength and intelligence! Look at how the media attacks women in power…Example… Hillary Clinton, Seriously, what did she ever do to be criticized and attacked as brutally as she has been? Anything different than a male politician? Do the male politicians get attacked like that? NO! Because men are terrified of women with power. Think of any other woman in power and how the press treats them…not Palin though she does not count! And another reason females cannot learn, keep them ignorant, degrade them step on their very souls and you can control them. Like any other brainwashing! Which is why many American women vote the way their men tell them too. This shroud of ignorance has to be lifted, ripped off by force is necessary! But not by war. It has to be something peaceful and empowering like a movement.

    Let's start by pointing fingers and calling a spade a spade! Cowards! Men who hurt, discriminate and otherwise step on a woman's right to LIVE in equality is a COWARD!

    Why do men rape, because they like feeling strong because they are so so very weak and worthless in their own souls. But women survive even those who are the worst off as far as injuries are concerned. Women are so much stronger than males in every way. What happens if a man is raped? They'll probably shoot themselves because they aren't strong enough to have the will and perseverance a woman has.

    ANY rules that are made as "Modesty" laws are ridiculous. Lusty little boys blame the woman they lust after. Maybe it's time to take responsibility for your own actions and feelings like a big boy!!
    Weak men blame women for everything since the beginning of time. Because men are pigs, men are dogs men are immature little weaklings. Falling on the ancient story of how Adam blamed Eve for "Forcing" him to eat the apple. BS!! What did she do, hold a gun to his head? Grow the heck UP ya sissy!

    So thankful to be in America and that no one's going to break into my home and kill me for speaking my mind.

  11. As disgusting as all the above info is, they didn't mention Southeast Asian CHILD sex trafficking or Africa's campaign of clitorectomys, which are the equivalent of cutting the head off the penis. [This is done to discourage infidelity - no pleasure, no motive].
    I am a white American Man. I am descended from a long line of conquerors, murderers, enslavers, and committers of genocide.
    I am also as liberal as you can get without spontaneously combusting, have been politically aware since age eleven [watched convention coverage in 68], and a philosopher for over 30 years.
    I hate to say it, but as long as women are considered 2nd class citizens ANYWHERE in the world, something like this will persist. Education & Equality are the answer. That is the first choice. The second choice is to stand for office & get elected. The third choice is non-cooperation [say a week long women's strike – no cooking, cleaning, working, or sex. The fourth choice is violence. If they are violent, you are justified in using it too.
    I SHOULD NOT HAVE HAD TO WRITE THIS.
    A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE.

  12. And who makes it so horrible for these women….the men! They are the problem. I use the term “men” loosely as no honorable man would rape girls and women, beat, or abuse women. I feel sorry for girls and women who through no fault of their own have to live with animals instead of men.

  13. Animal is too good a word, lets hope things change for the future of the children

  14. Someone should rape them and make them feel trapped in a lose, lose situation!!

  15. It’s just ashamed that women are still so powerless in these countries, I am proud to be an American woman, who is free to express my thoughts. These women need to take a stand. Our country are so quick to fight battles pertaining to oil or other stupid things that will never change, no matter how many American dollars that are wasted. Since America loves getting into other countries business, lets do it, when it really matters!! I say off with there penius!!!!!

  16. I was raised to respect all people, all races, creeds and genders. I was lucky to come from a loving, hard working English family. If on the other hand you live in an environment where rape and violence are the norm then that is what you will continue to do?

    I am not for one second saying that what is going on is acceptable, it isn’t, it’s terrible beyond belief, but raping the men or cutting off there penis’s will not solve the problem. It will be a slow process of education and showing respect.

    Unfortunately what usually happens to get to that end point is years of warfare and violence.

    I truelly hope that these countries find peace and learn to live together. After all, human kind cannot exist without both male and female. I’m no philosopher or even an educated man for that matter, just a regular Joe who knows right from wrong. Respect.

  17. Many women in the UK experience abuse and violence. Women coming into this country on spousal passports are often trapped and hidden. We cannot ignore any abuses against women. However, what is happening in Afganistan and the countries named in the report is on a scale that needs immediate international and global action. These crimes, many war crimes need to stop now.

  18. I am a victim of abuse myself, I was able to escape the problem, I feel for these poor women. I couldn’t imagine not being able to get the help they so desperately need. Maybe each American needs to pitch in and donate some money to move the women out of these countries. If they have no women to rape and abuse, they will have no choice but to turn on each other.

  19. I’m actually surprised that more African nations didn’t make that list, or place higher. Every time I hear statistics about violence against women in African nations, it just breaks my heart.

  20. IMO the penalty for rape should be rather simple and straight forward. Castration without the benefit of anesthesia.

  21. Men’s purpose in life is to protect and provide. No healthy and sane man would rape, beat or in any way mistreat a woman or a child.
    Mistreaters should be severly punished and removed from society.

  22. It is all because the weakness and selfishness of men. I really think we all have to identify it this way! Call it what it is! IN all the media! They are nothing but immature little losers! That’s why they do what they do! regardless if they have a weapon or are just physically stronger they are really the weaker sex!

    Women have to cover up…why? Little boys in adult bodies can’t control themselves. They see an ankle and get a chubby. Well, that’s the woman’s fault! Really???
    They hack off the most important part of a woman’s sexual anatomy! Falsely calling it “Circumcision” …why? So men don’t have to worry about being good enough to please the woman. If she can’t climax why bother being a good lover? Just take care of yourself.
    Females cannot go to school?? Why? Because they are afraid of women! They are afraid of their strength and intelligence! Look at how the media attacks women in power…Example… Hillary Clinton, Seriously, what did she ever do to be criticized and attacked as brutally as she has been? Anything different than a male politician? Do the male politicians get attacked like that? NO! Because men are terrified of women with power. Think of any other woman in power and how the press treats them…not Palin though she does not count! And another reason females cannot learn, keep them ignorant, degrade them step on their very souls and you can control them. Like any other brainwashing! Which is why many American women vote the way their men tell them too. This shroud of ignorance has to be lifted, ripped off by force is necessary! But not by war. It has to be something peaceful and empowering like a movement.

    Let’s start by pointing fingers and calling a spade a spade! Cowards! Men who hurt, discriminate and otherwise step on a woman’s right to LIVE in equality is a COWARD!

    Why do men rape, because they like feeling strong because they are so so very weak and worthless in their own souls. But women survive even those who are the worst off as far as injuries are concerned. Women are so much stronger than males in every way. What happens if a man is raped? They’ll probably shoot themselves because they aren’t strong enough to have the will and perseverance a woman has.

    ANY rules that are made as “Modesty” laws are ridiculous. Lusty little boys blame the woman they lust after. Maybe it’s time to take responsibility for your own actions and feelings like a big boy!!
    Weak men blame women for everything since the beginning of time. Because men are pigs, men are dogs men are immature little weaklings. Falling on the ancient story of how Adam blamed Eve for “Forcing” him to eat the apple. BS!! What did she do, hold a gun to his head? Grow the heck UP ya sissy!

    So thankful to be in America and that no one’s going to break into my home and kill me for speaking my mind.

  23. As disgusting as all the above info is, they didn’t mention Southeast Asian CHILD sex trafficking or Africa’s campaign of clitorectomys, which are the equivalent of cutting the head off the penis. [This is done to discourage infidelity - no pleasure, no motive].
    I am a white American Man. I am descended from a long line of conquerors, murderers, enslavers, and committers of genocide.
    I am also as liberal as you can get without spontaneously combusting, have been politically aware since age eleven [watched convention coverage in 68], and a philosopher for over 30 years.
    I hate to say it, but as long as women are considered 2nd class citizens ANYWHERE in the world, something like this will persist. Education & Equality are the answer. That is the first choice. The second choice is to stand for office & get elected. The third choice is non-cooperation [say a week long women’s strike – no cooking, cleaning, working, or sex. The fourth choice is violence. If they are violent, you are justified in using it too.
    I SHOULD NOT HAVE HAD TO WRITE THIS.
    A WOMAN SHOULD HAVE.

  24. To Xander M: Shame on you…
    To everyone else: Women are considered 2nd class citizens, the world over. Even in America (supposedly the "land of the free") women are still considered to be "less" than a man. We do not earn the $$ of a man, even if our education level is the same OR MORE than a man's. We are discriminated against on every level — from car repairs to politics. Yet, even with the frustration and outrage at our OWN discrimination in our OWN country, I cannot even imagine what it must be like to live in places like Afghanistan or India… where there is no hope or help for women at the present time. I totally agree with what DallasDavid said…! A woman SHOULD have written his comment!!!!

  25. Xander, Xander, Xander…take a bow, you stirred up everyone's emotions….you are a knob…a brainless twit.

  26. IMO the penalty for rape should be rather simple and straight forward. Castration without the benefit of anesthesia.

  27. To Xander M: Shame on you…
    To everyone else: Women are considered 2nd class citizens, the world over. Even in America (supposedly the “land of the free”) women are still considered to be “less” than a man. We do not earn the $$ of a man, even if our education level is the same OR MORE than a man’s. We are discriminated against on every level — from car repairs to politics. Yet, even with the frustration and outrage at our OWN discrimination in our OWN country, I cannot even imagine what it must be like to live in places like Afghanistan or India… where there is no hope or help for women at the present time. I totally agree with what DallasDavid said…! A woman SHOULD have written his comment!!!!

  28. Xander, Xander, Xander…take a bow, you stirred up everyone’s emotions….you are a knob…a brainless twit.

  29. Education is the only way out of this inequality. The more knowledge we gain the further away from the bestial proclivities we move.

  30. The feminist agenda is not about equal rights for women. It is about a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism, and become lesbians. We must not allow ourselves to be deflected by the feminists who are anxious to force us to regard the two sexes as completely equal in position and worth. It's in direct correlation to this that feminism is doomed to failure because it is based on an attempt to repeal and restructure human nature.

  31. Education is the only way out of this inequality. The more knowledge we gain the further away from the bestial proclivities we move.

  32. Let's make the connection a little more intimate between some of these countries and our daily practices. We all support in some form or another the military presence in Afghanistan and the tax dollars that go to bolster that culture and society. We also actively support the banks, corporation, hospitals, government who outsource their employment needs predominantly to India or sponsor Indian workers by the tens of thousands to come here. Our draining wealth has built new cities in India…look it up on the internet, while not contributing an iota to the democratization of the Indian caste system and the brutal system of wife burning and daughter murder. Connect the dots, take some action.

  33. The answer to the problem facing women, is not to become neanderthals like the worst men. I think I gave a reasonable response to an unreasonable situation, and I don't appreciate the suggestions that we are all the same – we aren't, or that mutilating our genetalia is the appropriate response to the inhumane act being perpetrated on some women. Didn't your mothers teach you that 2 wrongs don't make a right?

  34. Xander…I'm guessing that you're single and around 20..and your brain just stopped growing while you were still in your mothers womb. I feel sorry for any female that knows you or is forced into marrying you. Did you even go to school? Why do you hate women so much? Did u get dropped on your head when you were born?

  35. I agree about 90% with Betty.
    A couple of exceptions:
    Please mention that we aren't ALL like that.
    And, I was going to support Hillary until the Iowa caucuses showed me that the country WAS ready for a black President.
    I switched to Barack Obama, not for gender or racial reasons, it was purely philosophical – I had waited 30 years for someone with similar vision.
    I mention this because you aren't going to like this next part. Hillary gave worse than she got. By the time the convention rolled around, I felt ashamed that I had ever supported her. Barack Obama was NEVER as hard on her as she was on him. Politics is a full-contact sport, she played as rough as anyone, rougher than most, but in the end, she lost for the oldest of reasons: ideas trump everything else.

  36. oh, and I think Xander is a Troll.
    How's that all billygoat diet working Xander?

  37. Xander you are brainless, perhaps treatment of your loved ones would put a different perspective.

  38. The feminist agenda is not about equal rights for women. It is about a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism, and become lesbians. We must not allow ourselves to be deflected by the feminists who are anxious to force us to regard the two sexes as completely equal in position and worth. It’s in direct correlation to this that feminism is doomed to failure because it is based on an attempt to repeal and restructure human nature.

  39. Let’s make the connection a little more intimate between some of these countries and our daily practices. We all support in some form or another the military presence in Afghanistan and the tax dollars that go to bolster that culture and society. We also actively support the banks, corporation, hospitals, government who outsource their employment needs predominantly to India or sponsor Indian workers by the tens of thousands to come here. Our draining wealth has built new cities in India…look it up on the internet, while not contributing an iota to the democratization of the Indian caste system and the brutal system of wife burning and daughter murder. Connect the dots, take some action.

  40. Xander M – are you for real or just stirring everyone up? As a woman, a ‘normal’ wife and mother (in my humble opinion), I too dislike extreme feminist man haters who blame every male for the disgusting crimes of a few (comparitively). BUT killing children?? witchcraft??? As long as the two sexes respect each other and work together to protect and empower weaker people (my take on human nature) we will see some progress in the world. Your opinion is not constructive – who do you represent when you speak as ‘we’? I agree with Benita. And rob martin.

  41. The answer to the problem facing women, is not to become neanderthals like the worst men. I think I gave a reasonable response to an unreasonable situation, and I don’t appreciate the suggestions that we are all the same – we aren’t, or that mutilating our genetalia is the appropriate response to the inhumane act being perpetrated on some women. Didn’t your mothers teach you that 2 wrongs don’t make a right?

  42. Xander…I’m guessing that you’re single and around 20..and your brain just stopped growing while you were still in your mothers womb. I feel sorry for any female that knows you or is forced into marrying you. Did you even go to school? Why do you hate women so much? Did u get dropped on your head when you were born?

  43. I agree about 90% with Betty.
    A couple of exceptions:
    Please mention that we aren’t ALL like that.
    And, I was going to support Hillary until the Iowa caucuses showed me that the country WAS ready for a black President.
    I switched to Barack Obama, not for gender or racial reasons, it was purely philosophical – I had waited 30 years for someone with similar vision.
    I mention this because you aren’t going to like this next part. Hillary gave worse than she got. By the time the convention rolled around, I felt ashamed that I had ever supported her. Barack Obama was NEVER as hard on her as she was on him. Politics is a full-contact sport, she played as rough as anyone, rougher than most, but in the end, she lost for the oldest of reasons: ideas trump everything else.

  44. oh, and I think Xander is a Troll.
    How’s that all billygoat diet working Xander?

  45. Guys will never learn to be better than their evil/dumb ancestors cause the system has been built to work for them and they have managed to get away with rape/abuse/crimes/etc. for so long. Let's not forget about the mancode where they can go for bad but they can't tell on the other for the sins they have commited & I have seen a married man curse a guy out cause he told which was the right thing to do, if you gonna be no good, be no good by yourselves, don't drag others into your hell you've created for yourselves. It will never stop if we don't put our foots down & put an end to it now. White men are the worse when it comes to these crimes too, they just hide it better & like I said they have bad guys in the system to back them up! Yes, they need to be forced to get help or go straight to prison for their crimes. And, if women keep saling themselves, behaving/thinking/talking like these jerks then we will get no where for sure, not to mention women are lied to/fooled/kidnanpped by these guys everyday, that includes that guy you think loves you only to find out you are a victim of modern day slavery/abuse/crimes. They need to provide these guys classes/programs in resource centers ran by the right people & not those pretenders that are bad people.They have to have life experience &/or education in psychology, sociology, and other related counseling experience and they have to be mentally stable, caring, understanding. They need sex rehabilitation, disease + pregnancy prevention classes and so on. We most change the way these ignorant neanderthals are, teach them what it means to be a real humanbeing. http://www.steppublishers.com is a good start! It is also sad that when these people are suppose to have a safe place to run too, they are still victims of the same crime by Norwegians. They say we are better than they are when they are clearly not! I have been through it all, so I know! Yes, we still need safe shelters, honest jobs, resource centers for all genders/ages, food/clothing programs, and so on. They also need to be educated in different fields so they can take that experience back home with them under their belts to help build their own thriving/growing citties/countries. So, we need to give them free education. Why not?! There is no why not! It is the right thing to do. Thanks and youre welcome, may all our will and wishes come true and be done. My good people it is high time to run the devils children out of our lives!!!

  46. Xander you are brainless, perhaps treatment of your loved ones would put a different perspective.

  47. Guys will never learn to be better than their evil/dumb ancestors cause the system has been built to work for them and they have managed to get away with rape/abuse/crimes/etc. for so long. Let's not forget about the mancode where they can go for bad but they can't tell on the other for the sins they have commited & I have seen a married man curse a guy out cause he told which was the right thing to do, if you gonna be no good, be no good by yourselves, don't drag others into your hell you've created for yourselves. It will never stop if we don't put our foots down & put an end to it now. White men are the worse when it comes to these crimes too, they just hide it better & like I said they have bad guys in the system to back them up! Yes, they need to be forced to get help or go straight to prison for their crimes. And, if women keep saling themselves, behaving/thinking/talking like these jerks then we will get no where for sure, not to mention women are lied to/fooled/kidnanpped by these guys everyday, that includes that guy you think loves you only to find out you are a victim of modern day slavery/abuse/crimes. They need to provide these guys classes/programs in resource centers ran by the right people & not those pretenders that are bad people.They have to have life experience &/or education in psychology, sociology, and other related counseling experience and they have to be mentally stable, caring, understanding. They need sex rehabilitation, disease + pregnancy prevention classes and so on. We most change the way these ignorant neanderthals are, teach them what it means to be a real humanbeing. http://www.steppublishers.com is a good start! It is also sad that when these people are suppose to have a safe place to run too, they are still victims of the same crime by Norwegians. They say we are better than they are when they are clearly not! I have been through it all, so I know! Yes, we still need safe shelters, honest jobs, resource centers for all genders/ages, food/clothing programs, and so on. They also need to be educated in different fields so they can take that experience back home with them under their belts to help build their own thriving/growing citties/countries. So, we need to give them free education. Why not?! There is no why not! It is the right thing to do. Thanks and youre welcome, may all our will and wishes come true and be done. My good people it is high time to run the devils children out of our lives!!!

  48. Guys will never learn to be better than their evil/dumb ancestors cause the system has been built to work for them and they have managed to get away with rape/abuse/crimes/etc. for so long. Let's not forget about the mancode where they can go for bad but they can't tell on the other for the sins they have commited & I have seen a married man curse a guy out cause he told which was the right thing to do, if you gonna be no good, be no good by yourselves, don't drag others into your hell you've created for yourselves. It will never stop if we don't put our foots down & put an end to it now. White men are the worse when it comes to these crimes too, they just hide it better & like I said they have bad guys in the system to back them up! Yes, they need to be forced to get help or go straight to prison for their crimes. And, if women keep saling themselves, behaving/thinking/talking like these jerks then we will get no where for sure, not to mention women are lied to/fooled/kidnanpped by these guys everyday, that includes that guy you think loves you only to find out you are a victim of modern day slavery/abuse/crimes. They need to provide these guys classes/programs in resource centers ran by the right people & not those pretenders that are bad people.They have to have life experience &/or education in psychology, sociology, and other related counseling experience and they have to be mentally stable, caring, understanding. They need sex rehabilitation, disease + pregnancy prevention classes and so on. We most change the way these ignorant neanderthals are, teach them what it means to be a real humanbeing. http://www.steppublishers.com is a good start! It is also sad that when these people are suppose to have a safe place to run too, they are still victims of the same crime by Norwegians. They say we are better than they are when they are clearly not! I have been through it all, so I know! Yes, we still need safe shelters, honest jobs, resource centers for all genders/ages, food/clothing programs, and so on. They also need to be educated in different fields so they can take that experience back home with them under their belts to help build their own thriving/growing citties/countries. So, we need to give them free education. Why not?! There is no why not! It is the right thing to do. Thanks and youre welcome, may all our will and wishes come true and be done. My good people it is high time to run the devils children out of our lives!!!

  49. Guys will never learn to be better than their evil/dumb ancestors cause the system has been built to work for them and they have managed to get away with rape/abuse/crimes/etc. for so long. Let’s not forget about the mancode where they can go for bad but they can’t tell on the other for the sins they have commited & I have seen a married man curse a guy out cause he told which was the right thing to do, if you gonna be no good, be no good by yourselves, don’t drag others into your hell you’ve created for yourselves. It will never stop if we don’t put our foots down & put an end to it now. White men are the worse when it comes to these crimes too, they just hide it better & like I said they have bad guys in the system to back them up! Yes, they need to be forced to get help or go straight to prison for their crimes. And, if women keep saling themselves, behaving/thinking/talking like these jerks then we will get no where for sure, not to mention women are lied to/fooled/kidnanpped by these guys everyday, that includes that guy you think loves you only to find out you are a victim of modern day slavery/abuse/crimes. They need to provide these guys classes/programs in resource centers ran by the right people & not those pretenders that are bad people.They have to have life experience &/or education in psychology, sociology, and other related counseling experience and they have to be mentally stable, caring, understanding. They need sex rehabilitation, disease + pregnancy prevention classes and so on. We most change the way these ignorant neanderthals are, teach them what it means to be a real humanbeing. http://www.steppublishers.com is a good start! It is also sad that when these people are suppose to have a safe place to run too, they are still victims of the same crime by Norwegians. They say we are better than they are when they are clearly not! I have been through it all, so I know! Yes, we still need safe shelters, honest jobs, resource centers for all genders/ages, food/clothing programs, and so on. They also need to be educated in different fields so they can take that experience back home with them under their belts to help build their own thriving/growing citties/countries. So, we need to give them free education. Why not?! There is no why not! It is the right thing to do. Thanks and youre welcome, may all our will and wishes come true and be done. My good people it is high time to run the devils children out of our lives!!!

  50. i think even the men from civilized society start to behave the same when they get chance if any body remember the incident when a 14 yrs girl was raped by us army men in Iraq and then they burnt the girl alive. It is sad it does not matter where it happens women are looked at as commodities We as women need to wake up and fight for our rights. Beside women how in America also so many kids are missing they are being sexually abused , babies as young as six month olds getting sexually abused. cutting up some penises is not a bad idea

  51. Ok firstly xander is a moron (if that's relevent to the discussion thread any longer)

    Well, in my humblest opinion, its a huge education, society and economic issue. I'm a pakistani male (born and raised in canada) but my parents left pakistan abt20 years back.

    This issue is firstly heart wrenching and disgusting. Its worse because I can identify with it on a personal level. The mentalilty of people has not changed, and until it does, thing aren't gonna get better.
    The funniest part of this is, CNN and other news chanels jump the gun and immediatly start criticizing Sharia. Well firstly yes they have the right to critcize (heck I do it to and I'm muslim) but after a thorough understanding, what I've come to learn is that these neanderthals who commit such haneious crimes are simply using the name of religion (in a false manner btw) to get away with what they do. Its because people don't know the truth.

    Personally I'm very symapthetic towards these women and feel that they are an equally contributing member of society and given the right resources can excel and grow.

    Its these bloody neanderthals who have forgotten that they too will one day answer to a high athority

  52. i think even the men from civilized society start to behave the same when they get chance if any body remember the incident when a 14 yrs girl was raped by us army men in Iraq and then they burnt the girl alive. It is sad it does not matter where it happens women are looked at as commodities We as women need to wake up and fight for our rights. Beside women how in America also so many kids are missing they are being sexually abused , babies as young as six month olds getting sexually abused. cutting up some penises is not a bad idea

  53. Ok firstly xander is a moron (if that’s relevent to the discussion thread any longer)

    Well, in my humblest opinion, its a huge education, society and economic issue. I’m a pakistani male (born and raised in canada) but my parents left pakistan abt20 years back.

    This issue is firstly heart wrenching and disgusting. Its worse because I can identify with it on a personal level. The mentalilty of people has not changed, and until it does, thing aren’t gonna get better.
    The funniest part of this is, CNN and other news chanels jump the gun and immediatly start criticizing Sharia. Well firstly yes they have the right to critcize (heck I do it to and I’m muslim) but after a thorough understanding, what I’ve come to learn is that these neanderthals who commit such haneious crimes are simply using the name of religion (in a false manner btw) to get away with what they do. Its because people don’t know the truth.

    Personally I’m very symapthetic towards these women and feel that they are an equally contributing member of society and given the right resources can excel and grow.

    Its these bloody neanderthals who have forgotten that they too will one day answer to a high athority

  54. It is rather unfortunate that women globally continue to suffer this great demise. It is as a result of failed social systems, and rather that sitting behind our computer screens we must begin to actively fight injustice everywhere we find it every way we know how. Injustice again humanity is never isolated.

  55. @lakhee 2 wrongs don't make a right.
    come after MY penis and I'll kill you – which is exactly what the women & girls should do when someone comes after their genitals.

  56. It is rather unfortunate that women globally continue to suffer this great demise. It is as a result of failed social systems, and rather that sitting behind our computer screens we must begin to actively fight injustice everywhere we find it every way we know how. Injustice again humanity is never isolated.

  57. @lakhee 2 wrongs don’t make a right.
    come after MY penis and I’ll kill you – which is exactly what the women & girls should do when someone comes after their genitals.

  58. First of all i would like introduce myself, I am ALi Hussain Bigzad who was born in Afghanistan.
    Secondly i would like to apprecaite all the international communities and Organization and respectful poeple who helped Afghanistat and push to stand it's foot.

    as afghan citizen who i have passed and expreinced many difficulties during 2-3 decades war and voilence against women , domestic voilence, human trraficking…. it is all related to the one ethnic of who they are Pashtoons that they are doing such a kind of crimes ………

    Thanks,

  59. Afghanistan is best place in the world to be a woman there. we Afghan respect and react with women like an agel.

    in some countries the people acting with women worst that animals. you have heard about sexual reactions with women.

    you lie

  60. First of all i would like introduce myself, I am ALi Hussain Bigzad who was born in Afghanistan.
    Secondly i would like to apprecaite all the international communities and Organization and respectful poeple who helped Afghanistat and push to stand it’s foot.

    as afghan citizen who i have passed and expreinced many difficulties during 2-3 decades war and voilence against women , domestic voilence, human trraficking…. it is all related to the one ethnic of who they are Pashtoons that they are doing such a kind of crimes ………

    Thanks,

  61. Afghanistan is best place in the world to be a woman there. we Afghan respect and react with women like an agel.

    in some countries the people acting with women worst that animals. you have heard about sexual reactions with women.

    you lie

  62. Are you a woman Moqadas?
    You have a very strange view of the world – perhaps you need to get out more.

  63. Are you a woman Moqadas?
    You have a very strange view of the world – perhaps you need to get out more.

  64. It is everywhere! United states is ranked 3rd largest transit city for victims of sex trafficking, or eastern europe? Cambodia? Thailand? Russia? Even canada! And its not just men its women that contribute to the abuse as well. There are madams and so many of the women who were abused later become recruiters to supply more sex slaves. Don't be so blind american lady, cause its happening in your own backyard. Seriously how many women do u think actually want to be a prostitute. There are some but not that many!

  65. i am doing a speech on gender equality in school! this has helped me a lot! Thanks so much! FEMININE RIGHTS!!!

  66. Its very painful that in spite of knowing all these things still we are helpless to do something against the violation of women.It really hurts