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Posted: 6/27/2003 7:10:13 PM EDT
No big deal. Just an out-of-womb abortion right? RIGHT! And in China girls are considered a plauge, a tumor on the parents if you will. [url]http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/3023030.stm [/url] CRC
Link Posted: 6/27/2003 7:17:03 PM EDT
Read "Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts" by Maxine Hong Kingston It gives you a good idea of how women and females are thought of by traditional Chinese ideology. Example: In turn of the century China many female infants were killed by suffocation in hot ashes immediatly at birth or they were drowned by pouring boiling water in their mouths.
Link Posted: 6/27/2003 9:49:45 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/27/2003 9:50:19 PM EDT by JackBurton]
Originally Posted By Valkyrie: Read "Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts" by Maxine Hong Kingston It gives you a good idea of how women and females are thought of by traditional Chinese ideology. Example: In turn of the century China many female infants were killed by suffocation in hot ashes immediatly at birth or they were drowned by pouring boiling water in their mouths.
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Now there is a culture we should be tolerant of! WTF! I'd love to hear how they'd treat this topic on NPR. I can hear Diane Rheim chortling now... [size=6]NPR[/size=6] [50]
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