Category Archives: Women
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
Women as tools: on the selective fetishization of female resistance fighters – by Roqayah Chamseddine
http://english.al-akhbar.com/node/22050 The fetishization of women during times of war, especially women in combat, can be argued as being a reification of patriarchal power; the patriarchal view of female violence as being a demonstration of chaos reimagined as tolerable and even … Continue reading
From YourMiddleEast.com by Reham M. Omar “The Arab world’s most populous nation has reached a critical ethnographic juncture: the stigma of spinsterhood (women who are unmarried beyond the “usual” age of marrying) is haunting the country’s female population. Reham Omar … Continue reading
Now that I moved to London, it was of course also time to explore the nightlife. With one of my favourite dancing partners, my beautiful friend Marion, I went to the “Verve” close to Leicester Square. On the way we … Continue reading
If you are a man, you are part of rape culture. I know … that sounds rough. You’re not a rapist, necessarily. But you do perpetuate the attitudes and behaviors commonly referred to as rape culture. You may be thinking, … Continue reading
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