Gender Roles In The Kite Runner

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The Effect of Gender on Societal Roles in The Kite Runner Throughout the history of Afghanistan, gender equality has been a major social issue. In Afghan society men carry out all important societal roles while women are marginalized. Women have lost the right to economic independence and education. Evidence of the importance of gender in Afghan society is visible in Khaled Hosseini's The Kite Runner. In Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner gender has a major effect on roles in society. Gender inequality is present in the roles and structure of the family. Men handle all financial activities such as working to earn a money to support the family, or buying food and other necessities of life. Women are not allowed out of the home unless they
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