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Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Women Vloggers From The Middle East Band Together To Dispel Arab Stereotypes

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Women Vloggers From The Middle East Band Together To Dispel Arab Stereotypes

Welcome to another Feminist Friday! That time of the week where we share 3 of our fave videos that speak to a diverse, inclusive and intersectional definition of feminism. Given […]

Boys We Like

Openly Gay Lebanese Singer Hamed Sinno Urges Men To Champion Women’s Rights In The Middle East

Openly Gay Lebanese Singer Hamed Sinno Urges Men To Champion Women’s Rights In The Middle East

We’re living in very turbulent political times which can make it hard to find nuanced and varied narratives about life in the Middle East when you look at mainstream newsmedia. […]

Politics

Bahrain Leading The Middle East With A Pioneer Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Program

Bahrain Leading The Middle East With A Pioneer Domestic Violence Crisis Intervention Program

It’s shocking to think that in parts of the world today, laws criminalizing domestic and sexual violence still may not exist. Or in other cases, they are being rolled back […]

Politics, Sports

Female Motorcyclists Breaking Cultural Taboo In The Middle East

Female Motorcyclists Breaking Cultural Taboo In The Middle East

When we think of women in the Middle East, there is this dominant narrative that says they are all oppressed and all look the same. The mainstream media paints a […]

Entertainment, Family Life

How The Burka Avenger Series Is Empowering Girls In Pakistan & Now India

How The Burka Avenger Series Is Empowering Girls In Pakistan & Now India

It has been called one of the most influential fictional characters, the rise of a modern female super hero, and having the potential to affect an entire generation. The Burka […]

Family Life

Photography Series Breaking Down Stereotypes About Girls In The Middle East

Photography Series Breaking Down Stereotypes About Girls In The Middle East

It’s easy to define the way we view women in the middle east, especially when we see the narrow depictions in the media. We are often reminded of that scene […]

Politics

ISIS Terrorists Running In Fear From Kurdish Female Fighters

ISIS Terrorists Running In Fear From Kurdish Female Fighters

There is one particular group of warriors that are making the ISIS terrorists run and cower in fear – Kurdish Female Fighters. Why? The simple explanation is that the militant […]

Entertainment, Girl on a Mission

Afghani Rapper Won’t Let Death Threats Stop Her Raising Her Voice For Her Countrywomen

Afghani Rapper Won’t Let Death Threats Stop Her Raising Her Voice For Her Countrywomen

Imagine you were a musician who was so passionate and dedicated to what you are doing, you’d never let anything or anyone stop you from your cause right? Now imagine […]

Entertainment, Politics

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Feature Film Shows The Rise Of Feminism In Muslim Countries

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Feature Film Shows The Rise Of Feminism In Muslim Countries

Check it out women of the world, Saudi Arabia is about to release it’s very first home-made feature film, and it is a true testament to the message of feminism […]

Fashion & Beauty

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 […]

Causes, Politics

Domestic Abuse Awareness Makes Its Way To The Middle East

Domestic Abuse Awareness Makes Its Way To The Middle East

This advertisement is a huge step in the right direction for women’s rights in the Middle East. This is an area of the world where women are far from being […]