This post in the NewYork Times came through on my facebook feed this morning.
What struck me at first was the advertised headline was 'Niger is poor and located in the desert'. My first reaction was: well, NYT, at least you've got your first facts straight.
One line I can't get away from in the body of the text: The country’s women, held back by their husbands and by imams who inveigh against “Western” notions like birth control, don’t demand it.
"The country's women . . . don't demand it."
Well, Mr. Nossiter, it's interesting to me that all the way from Dakar you assume Niger's women are free to make such demands.
Read the article here.