A condição da mulher no Irã e na Arábia Saudita

Matéria muito interessante, enviada por minha amiga Carmen Lícia, há alguns dias. Certamente, o regime de Teerã é muito mais tolerante com os direitos da mulher que os sauditas… De toda maneira, continuo preferindo os valores ocidentais…

Zakaria: Comparing the status of women in Iran and Saudi Arabia

By Fareed Zakaria, CNN, 27OTC2011 – http://globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2011/10/27/zakaria-comparing-the-status-of-women-in-iran-and-saudi-arabia%e2%80%a8/

I recently visited Iran. Upon my return, I wrote a reflections post in which I made some comments about women in Iran in comparison to women in Saudi Arabia. I pointed out that if you watch the women of the Islamic Republic of Iran – a regime that is, by most accounts, retrograde, particularly with regard to women’s rights – you are struck by how defiantly women try to lead normal and productive lives. They wear the headscarves and adhere to the rules about covering their bodies, but do so in a very stylish way. They continue to go to college in large numbers, to graduate school and to work. Continuar lendo