IKEA erases Women from Saudi Catalog

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    Compare the annual IKEA catalogs disbursed around the world and they are nearly identical, save for a slight difference.

    The difference is not in the Swedish translations of the furniture or the mock layouts of the numerous living rooms in the catalog. The discrepancy lies in the people who are portrayed in the company’s catalog enjoying themselves in and around the IKEA furniture.

    Saudi Arabia’s IKEA catalog does not include women in the scenes.

    One of the most obvious examples is a page in the IKEA catalog, published in Sweden and disbursed around the world, where there is a women standing beside a young boy in a bathroom.

    However, in the Saudi Arabian version of the catalog, the young woman has disappeared and the boy is standing alone.

    The catalog solely showcases men and young children. Women are completely excluded from the photos.

    In the IKEA catalog downloaded on the United States website, families (including mothers, fathers and children) are depicted inside the living room and kitchen scenes.

    Additionally, IKEA removed the image of a female designer, featured in their other catalogs, who assisted in designing a line of their home furnishings.

    IKEA Regrets Women Erased From Saudi Catalog - ABC News
     
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    Screw muslims, allah, and their prophet. Women? They're no different than the dogs and the goats so keep them hidden away.
     
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    So what is wrong with keeping them hidden away?? :cool:
     
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    Absolutely nothing if you're a member of that fucked up religion.
     
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    Nothing. As long as the women don't mind.
     
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    Do Muslims even buy furniture? It must look funny in their caves.......:lol:


    Seriously though, who cares what IKEA does in their advertising? I certainly don't......
     
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    Grrrrrr......
     
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    Above your post is an ad for "Muslima.com"

    Wanna keep those hotties hidden away?
     
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    Muslim sites like that are for marriage only.

    I personally know several muslim couples who found each other on that site, and other similar sites, an are now happily married.

    True story...............:thup:
     
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    But do they live in a cave filled with IKEA kindling, er,,I mean"furniture"?

    :lol:
     

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