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Date: 04/01/12 09:45 AM

16 Responses to Afghans Make Sons Out Of Their Daughters?

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    5Cats Male 50-59
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    March 29, 2012 at 9:12 pm
    Link: Afghans Make Sons Out Of Their Daughters? - Many Afghan parents want to have a son. This has led to some of them practicing Bacha Posh--disguising girls as boys.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    April 1, 2012 at 9:55 am

    Good thing Afghani chicks have so much facial hair.
    Helps with the disguise.
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    carmium Female 50-59
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    April 1, 2012 at 10:21 am
    This is the kind of culture young western soldiers are dying for?
    And, of course, it all has to do with religion and perceived "blessings from God" once again. I`m growing impatient for any of these damn countries to enter the 19th Century.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    April 1, 2012 at 10:24 am
    Yes it`s to deal with the family `shame` of not having a daughter. F`ed up culture.
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    MacGuffin Female 30-39
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    April 1, 2012 at 10:43 am
    This is the kind of culture young western soldiers are dying for?
    Who the hell told you it was Afghan *culture* that Western soldiers are dying for?, and why did you believe them? I seem to recall this mess of a war was something to do with a Saudi Arabian that instructed 16 other Saudi Arabians to fly planes into some buildings in the US, coupled with the fact that Bush couldn`t actually be seen to criticise his mates in Saudi Arabia, that sparked the farce that is the war in Afghanistan. But maybe it was all about culture after all, you never know. God help Andrew Lloyd Webber and Simon Cowell in this War On Culture that soldiers are dying for – that pair have to be enemies number 1&2 now that OBL has finally been killed after only ten years fighting, dying and killing innocent civilians in the name of culture.
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    emmettyville Female 40-49
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    April 1, 2012 at 11:57 am
    dat is f ucked up. dat is all...
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    lauriloo Female 40-49
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    April 1, 2012 at 12:12 pm
    Funny how religious principles have a way of holding back the progress of every society.
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    PvtDeth Male 30-39
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    April 1, 2012 at 12:16 pm
    The same kind of tradition exists in other cultures, except turning boys into girls. They live that way for the rest of their lives. Socially, they`re not considered transvestites or transsexuals, just normal women.
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    hauswyfe Female 30-39
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    April 1, 2012 at 12:17 pm
    Very interesting article. Thank you for sharing!
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    klaxor Male 18-29
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    April 1, 2012 at 12:23 pm
    backwards people
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    5Cats Male 50-59
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    April 1, 2012 at 12:34 pm
    You`re welcome @hauswyfe! And everyone else too!

    I couldn`t believe my eyes when I read it! No it`s not an April Fools, it`s For Reals...

    idk if Islam is to blame for this one, it seems more `traditional` than Muslim to me. Although the local Clerics think it``s A-OK rather than oppose it.
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    Cajun247 Male 18-29
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    April 1, 2012 at 1:53 pm
    idk if Islam is to blame for this one, it seems more `traditional` than Muslim to me.

    Well according to the article it`s mostly an Afghani tradition.
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    April 1, 2012 at 1:57 pm
    meh...
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    jendrian Male 18-29
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    April 1, 2012 at 2:04 pm
    I gotta say, if I was a woman in any muslim-ruled country, I wouldn`t be opposed to live as a man my whole life. Get a fake beard, "marry" a woman and treat her with dignity, and well if I we were lesbians that`s where it would end, if not I would try to arrange "friendly" visits from men of our choice. Yeah! ... or I could just move the f*ck away from that a*s-backward place that treats me like sh*t.
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    Kleion Female 18-29
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    April 1, 2012 at 9:34 pm
    Not sure what`s worse: their approach, or China`s. Of course, I PERSONALLY wouldn`t have minded this, but I bat for the other team, so I`m not sure about the effects on the average woman. XD On a slightly more serious note, it`s unbelievable that women as a whole are so undervalued in societies across the planet. Don`t diss the boobies, man.
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    imnakdjumpme Male 18-29
    598 posts
    April 2, 2012 at 4:45 pm
    "Don`t diss the boobies, man."
    Those are the only things you got that we respect.

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