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Mon Sep 2, 2019, 08:25 AM

Brochure Issued In Ingushetia Instructs Women To 'Defer' To Men

MAGAS, Russia -- Authorities in Russia's mostly Muslim-populated North Caucasus region of Ingushetia have issued a brochure instructing women "to be deferential" to men.

The brochure issued earlier this week by the administration in the regional capital, Magas, gives general instructions to Ingush youth on how to dress and behave in public places.


"Women's beauty is shyness, politeness, a calm tone and keeping a distance from strangers. Women cannot shout and laugh loudly in public," the brochure says.

It also says that "a noble Ingush will never leave his house barefoot," and calls it "improper" "to wear tight clothes."

The instructions also say that people must step aside when a person who is at least one day older is walking toward them.


I do agree with showing respect to elders... though one day older is a bit much. In Korean culture age is everything
The barefoot thing, I'm okay with; hygiene and safety. Again, when I lived in Korea barefoot was considered a no
Adult women standing up for teenage boys... Uh... noooooooooooooooooooooooo!

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