Pondering, it’s true that life stinks in many places, but that doesn’t make the situation for women in Afghanistan any less dire. You’re right; there’re are a lot of other countries that don’t treat women well. There are, I think, very few that will inflicrt a public beating or, possibly, hanging, for learning to read and teaching others the same.

You’ve just used the “All Lives Matter”argument, which is, I’m afraid, not up to the job.

“It’s the shipwreck that leads you to the magical island.”
(Trevor Noah)