Diritti delle donne e uguaglianza di genere in Medio Oriente. Dalia Mogahed fa un’analisi comparata delle recenti indagini statistiche di Gallup e Freedom House. Qui mi limito a evidenziare due passaggi estremamente significativi [grassetto mio]:
[P]oor legal conditions for women in a given society are not necessarily a product of anti-women values in that society. The absence of a significant relationship between public perceptions and political realities points against the theory that culture is the driving force behind lagging gender progress.
Those hoping to promote greater freedom for women in the Middle East […] should disaggregate the region and examine the unique situation of women in each society to formulate effective policies. Rather than automatically looking to social values as the lever behind women’s progress, a much more nuanced approach is in order.