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Gender equality is a fundamental pillar of any free-thinking and secular society. The flame for gender parity in pay, suffrage, opportunity and expectation is one that has burned bright for over a century, and is still going strong. From the suffragettes of the early 20th century to the #metoo movement, women have continuously campaigned and
I was 10 years old when I found myself wearing the veil. I didn’t quite understand the real meaning behind it. I was just happy to hear the word “mabrouk” every time someone saw me wearing it for the first time. I was happy that now I could make my family proud and get them
We have come a long way, but we still have miles ahead. We still live in a largely male-dominated society where beliefs of superiority shape regressive attitudes towards women. It’s time to step up. It’s time to accept the responsibility you share in the construction of social values. To be aware that silence in moments of injustices are acts of complicity and social progression requires your involvement.
Here is what you can do:
“I woke up to the commotion around 3:30 a.m. I overheard the neighbors saying there was a potential suicide in our neighborhood in Ashrafiye. It was a shocking thing to hear, so I quickly put on my shoes and went down to the street to see what was happening. The policeman on the
I was having a glass of vermouth with my friend over the weekend when she looked at me and asked, “Did you know we are not White?” “I thought white meant skin color,” she added while looking at her hands. It’s understandable to link skin color to ethnicity since we have come to classify races