Tag Archives: contradictions

MyWorld: She’s Not Barbie

As far as I understand, Barbies are banned from being sold here – so I don’t understand why it’s okay to sell this cheap imitation Barbie-look-alike doll. She’s wearing a strapless dress with lots of skin showing and has the … Continue reading

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My World: Confusing Contradictions

In a strict Muslim country where men actually hold paying jobs censoring books and magazines by applying black marker to photos of women showing exposed skin, I can only shake my head in disbelief when I see something like this … Continue reading

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