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Subj: Re: Another sociological question- fingers
Posted: Thu Feb 08, 2018 at 07:57:13 pm EST (Viewed 443 times)
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Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2018 at 12:20:04 pm EST (Viewed 601 times)
The hypothetical posed reminded me of this.....
It's not hard to find approximately a dozen African nations that practice in sexual cleansing. There are a few different types, but two of the most common are:
- A young girl must have sex when she gets her first period.
- A widow must have sex with one of her dead husband's relatives.
In some cases the women go through with this willingly. The belief in some areas is that if they don't, bad things will happen to their town, and they will be to blame. In some cases though the women do not want to take part in the practice, but are physically forced to. This has in part contributed to the spread of AIDS. One reason many women try (too many try unsuccessfully) to avoid the tradition is because they are terrified of contracting AIDS and dying, and possibly leaving their children as orphans.
Taken out of a hypothetical, and now an actual example in the real world.....what can the first world nations do when third world nations practice ritual rapes that lead to the spread of AIDS?