Presentation on theme: "By Emma Pinsky. Took control of Afghanistan and forbid women and girls from going to school Also forbid music, TV, kites, cameras, smoking, and applause."— Presentation transcript:
Took control of Afghanistan and forbid women and girls from going to school Also forbid music, TV, kites, cameras, smoking, and applause Require women to wear very modest clothing Taliban sometimes send daughters to school in other countries Exports of opium poppies increased 25% under Taliban rule
Almost no healthcare for women 40,000 widows who couldn’t support themselves Need health officials, but can’t leave their houses to get them, so they sit praying for help. Eating grass and getting skin diseases from lack of light Dying from illness and starvation
Taliban Islamic militia took control of Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul Issued edict Edict forbade women and girls from working or going to school Schools for boys became strictly religious Some girls were poisoned for going to school
Nearly head to toe covering worn by women Small mesh opening over eyes Limited vision Causes injuries from lack of vision Taliban forced women to wear them outside
It’s thought of as a way for men to defend their honor Women don’t have many rights Even if wife is murdered, the husband can get away with it if judge is sympathetic towards him Man is mot punished with death Seen as way of “taming” their wives
Afghanistan’s illiteracy rate is 72% Pakistan’s is 50% 70% of women in the Middle East who experience violence are illiterate Raising awareness lessens violence
Honor killing is when a women is killed to avoid bringing shame to the family It could be for refusing an arranged marriage, being a victim of a sexual assault, or doing something else the family doesn’t approve of Every year, over 5000 women are killed in Middle Eastern honor killings
Islamic State Takes pride in it’s Islamic values Ready to sacrifice a lot for Islam Segregates men and women Women be very restricted in society Male dominated society, but they had a female Prime Minister
The most a husband will tolerate from his wife is specific requests for items for the home That is considered pampered Women’s status come from the men in charge of her Women are greatly repressed “There spirit is murdered”
Women in rural areas have a double job They have to do house work and farm work First to rise, last to sleep Working late through the night sometimes Women in urban areas have more rights
Islam allows for a man to have up to four wives at one time Polygamy is allowed by law too Polygamy is causing the birth rate to rise This is causing overpopulation which can cause hunger
1% of Palestinian women have lodged complaint, although many more have been abused 98 honor killings in Gaza in one year 85 reported cases of rape, only one conviction 90% of people committing violence are illiterate
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