Tag Archives: arab women

Photo of the Day: The lady motorbike gangs of Morocco

TweetWell, not so much biker gangs as working women commuting around their city, but still pretty cool.  Tweet
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Rape culture attempts to silence Egyptian women

Tweet **Trigger warning** In a recent survey from UN Women, 99.3 percent of all Egyptian women report being sexually harassed, and 91.5 percent have experienced unwelcome physical contact. However, nestled within this spike of rampant sexual assault and rape of Egyptian women, justice for the victims and pressure for societal changes to address its own [...]
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Quick hit: The last presidential emcee battle

Tweet So the biggest fallout from the last presidential debate of 2012 might be the most awesome MC diss made by head of state to an opposing candidate. Followed by the best commander-in-chief mansplaining I’ve ever seen in the history of evers: And the interenets responded with the kind of gumption and American ingenuity that [...]
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A New Day in Politics: Complicated conversations about Muslim women’s rights

TweetI have been heartened by the substantive conversation happening in thought leadership publications about the plight of women in predominantly Arab and Muslim nations. Referring to Muslim women as people with desires, agency, needs and destinies is a new direction in how “the West” has ever talked about the real lives of women within these cultural contexts. [...]
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