The texture of patriarchy in Kosovo

kosovowomen.jpg“Girls are the devil’s dinner and the dog’s meat,” says the Albanian vernacular. It is thanks to my relatives – all of them are Kosovars – that I know this sentence. These misogynistic words voice a sad reality: there is no justice between men and women in Kosovar society. The Albanian wife is too often at her husband’s mercy – and the children at their father’s. At the heart of this subjugation is a traditional men-centric mentality, which is so traditional and men-centric that it is pathological. By Adem Ferizaj – Continue reading…

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