It would seem that in the XXI century humanity has to live in the future, technological and humane. However, the world media will not allow us to forget such a rosy dream – every day we hear about terrible acts against women, which would have a long time to stay in the middle Ages. Read and wonder how this is possible in our modern society.
But do not be deceived about the development of humanity in many countries still there are "sexist" laws and regulations. For example, in 2016, a leading psychologist of Saudi Arabia, Khaled al-Saqabi released a video on the beating of wives "Proper wife beating". At the beginning of the "specialist" gives "introductory", indicating that beating wives is a science and, "if it be Allah's will", men will pass over this bridge, not stumbled.
You can rape
In India marital rape is legalized after the incident in 2012, when around the world spread the news about group abuse and subsequent death of the victim. A year later, in legislation, an article appeared, according to which "any sexual relationship between a man and his wife if the wife is over 15 years old, are not rape." In Singapore, marital rape is considered acceptable, if it is over 13 years old; in the Bahamas the same law applies if the wife is older than 14.
You can steal
In Lebanon and Malta the man facing trial for the abduction and rape of women, if after the crime he marries his victim. Even when the wedding is appointed in the course of the trial, the kidnapping immediately cease to be a crime.
However, Lebanon has a correction — if within 5 years after marriage, a couple divorces, the proceedings can resume.
You can beat
In Nigeria, violence against women is considered legal if the husband beat her and did not inflict any serious damage. In Saudi Arabia the law beating is not regulated, but the woman must completely obey her husband, and he has the right to "educate" the wife in the way it sees fit.
You can kill for treason
If in Egypt the husband finds his wife in the moment of betrayal, for her murder he would not be punished to the fullest extent of the law. According to official documents, the offender could face arrest, but did not specify for what period of time a man can be detained. In Egypt a crime of this kind is considered the "honour killing" and the local judicial standards safely equated "murder of passion".
You can fully control
In Guinea, a woman has no right to work separately from her husband, if he is against. In Yemen there is a law that a wife "should obey her husband and show disobedience, and to do all the work around the house."
You can get a larger inheritance
In Tunisia and UAE in matters of inheritance of property of men get twice as much inheritance than women. If the family has two daughters, according to the law they are entitled to only two-thirds of the inheritance. But if these two potential heirs have a brother, the ratio is changing: "where there are sons, the inheritance of the male child gets twice more than the inheritance of a female child," — says the law.