"Self-immolation by Afghan women rising

By ALISA TANG, Associated Press Writer Thu Mar 15, 5:12 AM ET

KABUL, Afghanistan – One woman committed suicide by setting herself ablaze after her father-in-law tried to rape her. Another set herself on fire because her brothers would not let her marry, preferring that she remain their servant at home. Yet another told her mother before she died that her husband beat her daily.

Testimony gathered by the Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission documents how life for many Afghan women remains so bleak that some choose a horrific and painful death instead.

The group interviewed about 800 Afghans whose sisters, daughters and daughters-in-law have killed themselves by self-immolation to escape domestic abuse, forced marriage and other misogynistic social customs…."

Why aren't these groups out in the street marching against this vial ideology?
hichefheidi, if you are going to accuse me of doing something, I suggest that you back up the accusation.
"Note that the women are killing themselves to get away from conservative men."

Authoritarian and conservative are not the same thing.

They only care about protesting for their own personal rights and entitlements – and getting their liberal cronies voted into office.

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