Men are fundamental and women are secondary, or so says the Ulema Council of 150 leading Afghani Muslim clerics. The President of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai, agrees.
The Infant Mortality Rate is a universally recognized indicator of the overall health of a society. For instance, in societies with a 23.1% IMR you don’t see many career or lifestyle choices for women. When you get to the IMR for Afghanistan, well, follow the photo link below.
The Infant Mortality Rate in Deaths per Thousand
Canada Overall 5.1
Canada Inuit 23.1
Ten Years of Western Involvement in Afghanistan
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Cover pic is in the public domain courtesy of davric
The Canadian IMFs are from a report by Janet Smylie: A Review of Aboriginal IMRs in Canada