Witchcraft: Why Women Were Bad Luck

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Long ago people thought women were bad luck, somehow they were thought to be involved in witchcraft and if you had anything to do with it, you were considered to be bad luck. They used to travel only by boat, as it was the easiest way to move from place to place. They traveled to another place to trade goods and clothes that other people made that they couldn’t because they did not have the materials. As men and women traveled on boat, men did not want the women on board with them. Because of the other people who didn’t believe that they were bad luck, they would send the women with men to get the goods and clothes from another country across the sea. The men would tie up the women’s legs and throw them off the boat. As they would sink, the
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