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Review of Headscarves and Hymens – Why the Middle East needs a sexual revolution by Mona Eltahawy

Mona Eltahaway is an Egyptian American feminist writer, and I came across her book when I started my research on feminism in the Middle East. I was captivated by the title. A sexual revolution is needed to free half of the populations in the Middle East! I agree there 100%, so it resonated with me… Continue reading Review of Headscarves and Hymens – Why the Middle East needs a sexual revolution by Mona Eltahawy

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Bolero – it takes a bit to open up your voice

Absolutely quiet it starts. One soft voice breaks the silence, but it is timid, maybe cautious, maybe shy. Probably hesitant yet. It addresses a small audience. “This is not right. They are men, and all they intend to do is shut down the female narrative.” We’ve heard it all before. But the small audience has… Continue reading Bolero – it takes a bit to open up your voice