Throughout this semester, we have looked at several concepts that shape and help us to understand what is going on in our world regarding sex and how we view it. However, I believe the most important concept that we have studied to be intersectionality.
Afghanistan, a country where most power and dominance is inhabited by men, is ranked one of the worst countries in the world to be born a female. Afghan women who bear only female children are scorned and looked down upon. To combat this inherent female disprivilege, women have started raising their female children as boys. Yes, as boys.