Letter to the editor

  • 2003-07-10
  • On sexism
I read your article "Sexism found to be rife in Estonia" (TBT 364) with great interest. As an American living in Estonia (of Estonian parentage), I must say that there is a marked discrimination against women in Estonian society that I find offensive and backward. But the sad fact is that Estonian women only have themselves to blame. They readily conform to the stereotypical roles demanded of them and a sort of "Tarzan and Jane" mentality prevails in many women, where women only need to look beautiful in exchange for male patronage. I'm shocked by how so many women actually expect men to pa...
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