Post Tagged with: "Arab"

Badass Arab Comic Series Smashing The Patriarchy By Giving Pop Art Images A Feminist Update

Badass Arab Comic Series Smashing The Patriarchy By Giving Pop Art Images A Feminist Update

We love a good patriarchy-smashing project, especially when it involves art and can infiltrate social subconsciousness in a unique way. We came across this awesome illustration series on Stepfeed.com, which […]

February 27, 2018 ×
UAE Figure Skating Champ Embracing Role Model Status & Encouraging Arab Girls In Sports

UAE Figure Skating Champ Embracing Role Model Status & Encouraging Arab Girls In Sports

In January, she took home the trophy at the FBMA figure skating competition for the fourth consecutive year, cementing Emirati skater Zahra Lari as a true champion in her field. […]

February 13, 2018 ×
Saudi Women Petitioning For The End Of Female Oppression On Int’l Women’s Day

Saudi Women Petitioning For The End Of Female Oppression On Int’l Women’s Day

It seems fitting that on International Women’s Day 2014, women around the world are using this as an excuse to speak up for injustice and for change. Saudi Arabia is […]

March 7, 2014 ×
How I Went From Being A White Girl Judging Arab Countries, To Living In One.

How I Went From Being A White Girl Judging Arab Countries, To Living In One.

By Susan Singer I wrote this back in 2008 and things have dramatically changed, hopefully for the better, but the topic of how we jump to conclusions and judge on […]

March 6, 2014 ×
Maysoon Zayid: “I Got 99 Problems, Cerebral Palsy Is Just One!”

Maysoon Zayid: “I Got 99 Problems, Cerebral Palsy Is Just One!”

After you watch this Ted Talk by comedian and actress Maysoon Zayid, you will not forget her. Ever. She is hilarious, smart, talented, brave, and successful. The other tiny detail? […]

January 13, 2014 ×
Saudi Arabia Opens First Female Law Firm, Intended To Protect Women’s Rights

Saudi Arabia Opens First Female Law Firm, Intended To Protect Women’s Rights

Women’s rights are important and the more we raise our voices about injustice toward females around the world the more things can change. One woman, Bayan Mahmoud Al-Zahran from Saudi […]

January 10, 2014 ×
“Infidel” Female Eqyptian Rapper Speaking Up For Abused Women

“Infidel” Female Eqyptian Rapper Speaking Up For Abused Women

There are a number of stories of rad women in the Middle East who are completely blowing our western perception of Arab women out of the water, and we love […]

December 4, 2013 ×
Miss Arab USA Pageant Inspiring Muslim Women To Own Their Identity

Miss Arab USA Pageant Inspiring Muslim Women To Own Their Identity

Whether you like beauty pageants or loathe them, this one is worthwhile taking note of, because it’s not just about physical appearances and world peace. Miss Arab USA which started […]

September 2, 2013 ×
Arab Girl Flees Forced Marriage, Talks About Her Ordeal In A Video

Arab Girl Flees Forced Marriage, Talks About Her Ordeal In A Video

All over the world underage women are continually being sold into sexual slavery, and forced into marriages where they are beaten, abused and have their education, families and freedom torn […]

July 23, 2013 ×
Queen Rania Of Jordan Says To Girls: “Life Is About More Than Cupcakes & Tiaras”

Queen Rania Of Jordan Says To Girls: “Life Is About More Than Cupcakes & Tiaras”

Queen Rania Al Abdullah from Jordan, aka the most stunning royal we have ever seen is not just a beautiful woman from the Middle East. She is a powerful advocate […]

June 18, 2013 ×