First Ultra-Orthodox Sex-Segregated Playground Opens –Compare to Saudi Arabia.
The Sisterhood Reports:
According to YourJewishNews.com, Kiryas Joel’s Satmar Hasidic community has built on 283 acres on the city’s outskirts a playground that completely separates boys from girls. More accurately, the space is divided into four areas: one for fathers with their sons; one for mothers with their daughters; one for boys, and one for girls. The sections are located a considerable distance apart from one another. There are also separate walking trails for males and females.
This is WORSE than Saudi Arabia. See photos of a playground in Saudi Arabia below and compare.
The article says (unhelpfully) that itt is unclear whether public funds were used but mentions that the mayor approved the funding. Seems like something crying out for investigative journalism.
Also, this is touted as North America’s first sex-segregated playground. But less than 100 years ago most school yards were sex-segregated and there were separate entrances for boys and girls.