"one of the biggest dangers is to be a woman."
that particular sentence is in reference to afghanistan, but truly, it could be said of nearly every country around the globe.
for the sake of illustration however, afghanistan is the example du jour.
"Afghanistan is a country where for centuries women have been considered property -- not equals, like the constitution states. They are often beaten, raped and even sold to the highest bidder."
"Nearly 90 percent of Afghan women suffer from domestic abuse, according to the United Nations Development Fund for Women. Despite that, there are less than a dozen shelters...in Afghanistan."
"In Afghanistan, a woman is blamed for the injustices she must live through."
if this happens to one woman, we all suffer.
it actually happens to millions of women every day. imagine the consequences.