Misogynist and Homophobic Quotes of Russian Elites: “Early Marriages Save the Country from Highly Educated Women”

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In continuation of the topic of misogynist and homophobic quotes by Russian elites, here is a high-standing representative of Russian Orthodox Church Aleksandr Ilyashenko denying a female half a population a chance for higher education and a career in exchange for an early marriage.

ROC is supported by and heavily integrated in governmental processes in Russia, often acting as a propaganda amplifier and these continuous attacks on women and minorities are reflective of the geberal state policy. Our infographic on this topic can be found here: Misogynist and homophobic quotes of Russian elites.