WTF? Saudi Arabia Appointed to U.N. Women’s Rights Commission.

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Rastus, Apr 24, 2017.

  1. Rastus

    Rastus ..“We caught em”..

    As reported by the Independent, the panel, called the Commission on the Status of Women, focuses on “promoting women’s rights, documenting the reality of women’s lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and the empowerment of women.
    According to a 2017 report from Human Rights Watch:

    Saudi Arabia’s discriminatory male guardianship system remains intact despite government pledges to abolish it. Under this system, adult women must obtain permission from a male guardian—usually a husband, father, brother, or son—to travel, marry, or exit prison. They may be required to provide guardian consent in order to work or access healthcare.

    "Electing Saudi Arabia to protect women’s rights is like making an arsonist into the town fire chief,” Neuer said. “It’s absurd.
  2. Rastus

    Rastus ..“We caught em”..

    ......And there's still people who take the UN seriously. :lmao:

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