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Gaza’s unhappy sister wives – by Asmaa Al-Ghoul

http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2015/03/gaza-hamas-conservative-rise-of-polygamy.html They entered the hairdresser’s shop together. One looked serious, covered in traditional Islamic dress; while the other seemed more lively, wearing pants and lots of makeup. The first woman had an authoritarian air that she tried to impose on … Continue reading

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Exposing the Secret of Domestic Abuse in Egypt – by Reem Abdellatif

http://egyptianstreets.com/2015/03/23/exposing-the-secret-of-domestic-abuse-in-egypt/ It wasn’t easy growing up as a teenage Muslim girl, with a father who thought he owned your body just because he put a roof over your head or food on the table. Not just that—this was a Muslim … Continue reading

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This is why feminism is good for everybody!

Check it out: 23 ways feminism has made this world a better place for men!

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Women’s Day? No, thanks.

Repost from MoroccoWorldNews: by Sanae Elaji Rabat- Once per year, the world celebrates women; for a week, or a little less, we talk only about women. Our media classify these women, some according to their influence, others according to their beauty, … Continue reading

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Mona Eltahawy – Do Arab men hate women?

Mona Eltahawy’s article in Foreign Policy Magazine from 2012 ‘Why do they hate us?’ has been extremely controversial, especially considering the us vs. them binary of women vs. men which excludes men from wanting equality for women. Two days ago the … Continue reading

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I am an angry feminist

I am an angry feminist. I am an angry feminist because I am told to shut up. Because I am German, I am white, I study in Amsterdam. Shortly, I am a white, middle-class girl with good education. So, people … Continue reading

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Because women are just as capable as men….

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