"Women from ethnic minorities outstrip their men in the emancipation race
by Arwen van Grafhorst, 28 June 2005
Second generation emancipationA newly published report in the Netherlands shows that women from ethnic minorities who were born here are more emancipated than their husbands, and that this is often the cause of tension within their relationships. This is also one of the main reasons why some Dutch-born Turkish and Moroccan men still prefer to choose partners who were born in Morocco or Turkey. The practise could cause significant problems for the third generation of these relative newcomers to the Netherlands."
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