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Gender roles in the chosen country By: Omar Saleh Soc 102 301 In Pakistan the gender roles are very different than we have here in America. In America when it comes to laws, its laws apply to everyone, male and female. Shariah Law, or their interpretation of it, as well as the Taliban warriors run most of Pakistan. According to the article in the huffingtonpost.com it states, “ Women are discriminated against in other ways as well. Pakistan ranked third to last in 2011 in the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report.” For women in Pakistan there are very strict rules and laws that they must adhere to or there are severe consequences. Education of women is looked down upon and even as being forbidden. Women who are caught learning are usually harshly beaten or killed by the Talban warriors. Malala Yousafzai is a young Pakistani girl who was shot by the Talban warrior’s for fighting against the right for women education in Pakistan. She was nearly shot to death for wanting to achieve an education. Yousafzai in one of her interviews, nearly a year after her accident,
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