“India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labour, according to a poll of global experts released on Tuesday.
War-torn Afghanistan and Syria ranked second and third in the Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of about 550 experts on women’s issues, followed by Somalia and Saudi Arabia.
“India has shown utter disregard and disrespect for women … rape, marital rapes, sexual assault and harassment, female infanticide has gone unabated,” said Manjunath Gangadhara, an official at the Karnataka state government.”
For years, we in the West have been brainwashed into believing that India is a land of gentle, spiritually-enlightened vegetarians.
In 1968, even The Beatles got a taste of this Indian “spirituality” when their guru, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, attempted to rape Mia Farrow who was traveling with them. Perhaps the song that John Lennon wrote about this episode, “Sexy Sadie,” should become the new national anthem of India.
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So much for the subcontinent’s image of a stereotypical population filled with “philosophers”, “doctors”, and humble curry-eaters. I wonder if the “life-saving” message of feminism will be imposed upon them, as it has in the comparatively moderate West. Most likely, it will not be.
This story reminds me of another news item from awhile back, where a group of Buddhist monks in India began beating the crap out of each other. Supposedly, meditation is supposed to make you gentle and calm and serene, etc. Evidently, it doesn’t work for Indians.