This newspaper article makes me so mad. Men were allowed to assault their wives to make themselves look like they were king of the hill. I was there in the 50s and 40's. I remember how badly women were treated. I saw Men trip their wives, pinch and twist their ears, twist their arms till they almost break, beat them with leather belts. It was torture. Little children watched. I cried. My brothers thought that is what they are supposed to do to your wives. Back then many men died of poisoning. No one knew how they got a hold of arsenic.