Iraq: Treating Children

Iraqi blogger Alaa alleges that 10 per cent of Iraqi families discriminate between boys and girls in the treatment of their children.
“DAY-BY-DAY IRAQIS LEARNED TO NOT MAKE DIFFERENETIATION BETWEEN BOY AND GIRL.
THERE IS DIFFERENETIATION BETWEEN WOMAN AND MAN IN IRAQI COMMUNTY BUT TODAY FATHERS TREAT THEIR SONS AND DAUGHTERS IN SAME WAY, AND LOVE THEM IN SAME VALUE, BUT STILL SOME FAMILIES HAS DIFFERENETIATION BETWEEN SON AND DAUGHTER, IT IS 10% OF IRAQIS,” he notes.

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