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Afghan woman is killed 'for giving birth to a girl'

Discussion in 'Midwifery News & Announcements' started by Penguin, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. Penguin

    Penguin Head of News & Social Media Staff Member

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    riffraff Well-Known Member

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    I just don't get it, if no women were ever born, the Afghan race would die out eventually
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    Lil Miss Sunshine Well-Known Member

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    Not only that but its the father's sperm that determines the sex of the child... not the mother.
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    shade73 Active Member

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    There's no rationale to it, murdered because she gave birth to a girl. Beggers belief. Desperately sad. Especially for the daughters left behind.
  5. Sunny

    Sunny Moderator and 2nd year Student Midwife Staff Member Plus! Member

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    Yep... its tragic because so many 1000s of women have lost their lives needlessly. But it is convenient to blame the women in a male dominated society.
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    Starrlamia Well-Known Member Plus! Member

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    unfortunately Afghanistan is known for its poor treatment of women :(
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    Women are treated as chattels in many parts of Afghan society. Disposable and replaceable. Poor woman and poor children for losing their mother.
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    We watched an army programme last night about the British fighting the afgan's and they were using their children as shields so the British would not fire. It disgusted me...then I read this this morning :(
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    Poor woman. It's unbelievable to think this can and does happen in this day and age! I was shocked to see it was a woman who helped kill her!! Whats all that about?? :( xxx

    R.I.P xx
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    omg that's horrific.

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