…”A fourth argument holds that women wear the burqa only because they are coerced. This is a rather implausible argument to make across the board, and it is typically made by people who have no idea what the circumstances of this or that individual woman are. We should reply that of course all forms of violence and physical coercion in the home are illegal already, and laws against domestic violence and abuse should be enforced much more zealously than they are. Do the arguers really believe that domestic violence is a peculiarly Muslim problem? If they do, they are dead wrong.”… Leia aqui o artigo publicado por Martha Nussbaum no New York Times de 11 de julho, Veiled Threats?.
Ilustração de Erin Schell
Enviado por Rogério Alves (GV-Rio), via twitter