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Yemen: Why Insult Women?

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Yemen, Citizen Media, Ideas, Women & Gender

Yemeni netizen Hind Aleryani questions [ar] the demeaning manner in which some people talk about women on social networks.
On Facebook, she writes [1]:

What is the reason for the deterioration of manners. All the photographs of women I see [on social networks] have obscene comments on them. I was just looking at photographs of Tawakkol Karman [2] and Asma Mahfouz [3] and the obscene comments were about them as women and not criticism of their political thoughts or even their personalities. What is the reason when a woman is being criticised, they always use this method of insults and slurs? Their manners have certainly vanished