Khaleeji Women Research Paper

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I do not believe in placing the Khaleeji woman on such a high pedestal where she can be patronized, controlled, watched, loved, and resented at the same time by her male counterparts. I am not suggesting that Khaleeji women should embrace “western” ideals, I’m not saying they should all remove their hijabs and burn them. I refuse to give in to the stereotype of the oppressed and weak Khaleeji woman. I refuse to ignore the ideals of empathy, resilience, fortitude, beauty, and spirituality the Khaleeji woman stands for. This socio-religious status has been a source of pride for many women in the Gulf for centuries. However, I do think there needs to be a change in the way we educate our children about gender roles. We mainly need to teach women

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