Messenger Studies suggest a ificant proportion of Indian-origin families in Canada are practising female feticide, sex-selective abortion.
A disproportionately higher of male children were born to mothers of Indian origin in Canada, according to research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. This imbalance was starker for couples who already had two daughters.
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The findings stirred much debate and discussion in the Canadian media. Since Punjabis constitute a ificant portion of Indian immigrants as well as foreign students in Canada, it is crucial to understand the manifestation of gender inequality that may cause this sex selection and prejudice against girl-children within the Nude girls from Lakewood Colorado ky patriarchal Punjabi culture.
This means refraining from doing anything that can disgrace the men of Ladies seeking hot sex Reedsville Wisconsin 54230 family. Unmarried daughters cause shame, disgrace Almost every aspect of Punjabi culture is rife with the notion of women being the bearers of the izzat of their fathers, brothers and all other male relatives.
Being unmarried brings her father extreme shame. Why is the righteous father feeling humiliated?
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It is not uncommon for men to use violence to reinstate that honour. It is considered tragic if the daughter remains single for an extended period of time as the parental home is not considered apna Woman seeking casual sex Copeville own home for the daughter.
Personal stories To further unpack the devaluation of women in Punjabi society and by Punjabi-Canadian society, we use a collaborative autoethnography technique.
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They used several words to describe their feelings about her marriage: duty, responsibility, burden. My sister and I were quite used to the idea of being perceived as a burden.
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With the passage of time, my parents became increasingly desperate to marry off my sister as she was becoming, ostensibly, less desirable with age. They cajoled, begged, and even threatened my sister to agree to wed any man whose family showed Hot pussy wants girls having sex the slightest interest in her regardless of her own feelings about the men in question.
The general state of anxiety in our household did not end until a suitable match was arranged for my sister. She was 25 years old.
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Understanding Real newfoundland wives fuck com Honour We hope this piece helps Canadian readers understand the ways in which the cultural construct of izzat, combined with ideas of hypermasculinity, le to the devaluation of women, as well as a Ladies seeking hot sex McCall preference for sons, among Punjabi immigrant families.
Given that many women in Canadian society have ificant autonomy over their lives, Punjabi immigrant families likely impose harsh sanctions on young women upon their arrival in Canada to protect them against such freedoms.
We can Kincardine Ontario girls xxx to address these issues by bringing them them out in the public. Special efforts should be made to include Punjabi men in this discourse. We need Canadian academics to research the idea of izzat, as well as ideas of hypermasculinity and agrarian patriarchy as practised by the Punjabi community in Canada.