Monthly Archives: March 2013

Being a poor woman in Morocco: The intersectionality of oppression

From Al Jazeera – in depth – opinion: by Samia Errazzouki Moroccan women, especially in poor neighbourhoods, are entrenched in an oppressive system with no recourse. The discussion surrounding women’s rights in the Middle East and North Africa has gained … Continue reading

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I don’t have to tell you that Steubenville is all over the news. I don’t have to tell you that it’s a fucking joke that Trent Mays and Ma’lik Richmond, the two teenagers convicted…

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Modern day slavery

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Sexual violence as a weapon

Complete article here. CAIRO – “We were a group of 20 ladies heading to Tahrir Square to take part in the second anniversary of the January 25 revolution. I was holding hands with Rawiya, a 67-year-old lady. When we got … Continue reading

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وسط البلد – ثورة غضب

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Interessanter Gedankenanstoß!

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Not the week in which Moroccan men left the best impression….

Now that my first month in Rabat is over and I feel like I know my way around, sometimes I’m still surprised of how things are going. I think I have never before been thinking that often: You cannot be … Continue reading

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