Explain the context of the following sentence “when we get on the plane to go back to Laos, the first thing we will do is beat up the women!!”
This statement shows the patriarchal authorities experienced by men against women in their home society (sending country). Although this statement was given with a laugh to throw a joke, however, it represents the mentality (mindset) being promoted within the homeland culture. This statement shows the women in their home country are subject to gender discrimination.