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Patriarchy: a system of society or government in which men hold the power and women are largely excluded from it.
Patriarchy is a social system in which: males hold primary power; males predominate in roles of political leadership, moral authority, social privilege and control of property; and, in the domain of the family, fathers or father-figures hold authority over women and children.
The one thing that most religions and all patriarchal cultures share is their bias against women. It is common knowledge that patriarchy has been the leading influence that has driven religions and societies to discriminate against women. Patriarchy is the root cause of young girls being forced into marriage, FGM (female genital mutilation), honor killings, marital violence and girls being denied an education because of their gender … that is why I say it is dangerous and it is morally wrong! Read the rest of this entry »