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Religious groups that curtail women's rights, forcing them to adhere to certain principles are similar to the advertising executives in various businesses who utilise the female form to sell products or to magazine editors who entice male readers with pictures of scantily-clad women while also selling hair gel or shoes. If one was to switch on the television during an ad break in any country and mute the sound, it will be apparent how women's bodies and sexuality are treated as nothing more than an aid in selling anything from ice cream to mobile phones.- Why women hold the concept of alluri

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Asked by venkatesaldevarajan, 26 Jun '11 06:18 pm
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Every form of control by men over women is borne out of his anxiety to assure that she bear only his children in expanding a family. While glorifying her as a mother, goddess etc the basic concept has remained the same over centuries.Since she is veiled, burda clad and seldom ventured into open on her own, the interest and imagination on her anatomy becomes an important interest in men. As such every part of her including her breasts whose main function is to feed a child becomes a sexually stimulating part for men.As such every advertisement depicting a woman by men have such things exposed whether relevant or not. But I do not believe such highly vulgar advertisements have any impact on the sales. In fact when ever I want to buy an body spray when I see an Axe spray I only got vomiting and nausea. The most satisfying advertisements are those which depicts the woman in subtle and the best examples are nescafe sunrise and complan
Answered by Josna, 26 Jun '11 06:58 pm

 
  
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Curtailment of women's rights by religious groups is really an admission of utter weakness on part of men. Because it means that since men feel threatened by women so women should be suppressed.
Answered by Vikram, 26 Jun '11 06:30 pm

 
  
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Hey when they sell women's products they also use muscular males showing 6 packs etc etc...
Answered by A Moin, 26 Jun '11 07:48 pm

 
  
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You are giving too much of image make-over to such religious groups. Their logic is too primitive and reasoning is skewed !
Answered by Shashi LS, 26 Jun '11 06:28 pm

 
  
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Because they know the society is male dominated...and women are piece of attraction...
Answered by uv dabholkar, 26 Jun '11 06:23 pm

 
  
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Because men are gullible
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 26 Jun '11 06:20 pm

 
  
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