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    Everywoman - S Arabia & Long Necked Women- 01 Feb 08 - Pt 1

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    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

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    Although Saudi Arabia ratified the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women seven years ago it has recently been questioned by a UN committee about gender equality abuses in the kingdom. The Kayan hill tribe from Myanmar stand out because their women wear multiple rings round their necks. Now one young girl is fighting back. In an act of defiance, she has removed the rings. Everywoman went to meet her.