I see this news as a positive story.
The young woman had a job. She valued her self reliance and was in a position to refuse to give up a job that her brother (and I am sure many others) did not consider ‘suitable’ for her.
And she was in a position to refuse to submit to a semi-forced marriage.
One Question: Do you think we need a law that bans Forced or Semi Forced Marriages? And another that makes seeking opportunities for Self Reliance a legal right… but since that is a fundamental right, maybe a law that legally forbids preventing other adults from seeking lawful opportunities to make themselves self reliant.
Because, what use are the rights to Equality or Freedom without the power to fight for them? And that power can only come from Self Reliance.
What if this brother had not done something as obviously unacceptable as…
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