Why the patriarchy likes to control

Why the patriarchy likes to control

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One of the most powerful things I've watched recently was the documentary 'I am Malala' - about Malala Yousafzai's story.

Although I had been following the news as it came through at the time, there was quite a lot about the family's Islamic faith and the history of the family that I hadn't been aware of.

I received it with some mixed feelings, seeing a young spiritual girl, who'd grown up within a patriarchal religion (albeit with a strong sense of self) standing up for equality, speaking her truth. I identified with some of her words and thoughts from my own experiences, other parts, way beyond my comprehension and experience.

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