This person has the perfect solution for women in the workplace – gallery

Sarah Cooper is a writer, comedian, and creator of TheCooperReview.com. Her nine step guide on how to make men in the workplace less threatened by a woman cam out of her first book, 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings, which comes out October 4th. Sign up for her free newsletter to get updates. Connect with her via… Read More This person has the perfect solution for women in the workplace – gallery

This letter to the editor has gone viral… #BanSuits

Whatchu going to do when they come for you? Who says letters to the editor are dead, definitely not ‘Henry Stewart’ from London, whose well-penned argument has gone viral on social media sites such as twitter under the hashtag #BanSuits. Stewart accurately points out most issues to do with corruption, war, political games and dangers to society… Read More This letter to the editor has gone viral… #BanSuits

From The Conversation: Australia changes war rules and set to continue Syria bombings

– ADF set to hit more Islamic State targets under legal change Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra The rules of engagement for Australian forces fighting Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) will be widened, with a proposed change in the law giving them legal power to target all parts of the armed organisation. Prime… Read More From The Conversation: Australia changes war rules and set to continue Syria bombings

This French illustrator has the perfect guide to what to do if you see Islamophobic abuse

Freelance illustrator, Maeril, based in Paris published a guide on what to do if you see incidents of Islamophobia. As part of her co-admin role at The Middle Eastern Feminist Facebook page, Maeril created the cartoon strip in response to growing Islamophobic abuse on Muslim women in France. “I’m focusing on protecting Muslims here, as… Read More This French illustrator has the perfect guide to what to do if you see Islamophobic abuse

Best tweets showing #TogetherToEndMaleGuardianship campaign سعوديات_نطالب_باسقاط_الولايه#

In July this year, Human Rights Watch launched a campaign to end male guardianship in Saudi. The kingdom’s male guardianship system means that adult women must obtain permission from a male guardian to travel abroad, marry, or be released from prison, and may be required to have and provide guardian consent to work or get health care. In… Read More Best tweets showing #TogetherToEndMaleGuardianship campaign سعوديات_نطالب_باسقاط_الولايه#

Media censorship, whether it’s in the interest of the government or the business it amounts to the same thing

  Media systems around the world differ from each other on a number of bases. The history, social identity, economic and political structure of each country is reflected in their media. China, a nation in a state of change, has seen an influx of free-market and liberalised ideals in their media landscape which can still… Read More Media censorship, whether it’s in the interest of the government or the business it amounts to the same thing

Imprisoned refugee wins cartoon award: #closethecamps

An man whose pen-name is Eaten Fish has won a political cartooning award, but, he’s also imprisoned on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, in one of Australia’s infamous detention camps for asylum seekers. The 25-year-old man depicted three years of his life inside the camp as he struggled, and continues to struggle with obsessive compulsive disorder, post-traumatic… Read More Imprisoned refugee wins cartoon award: #closethecamps

Best cities to visit in #Morocco

1. Marrakesh The most popular destination in Morocco is situated at the foot of the Atlas Mountains: the imperial city of Marrakech. Rich in history and a popular tourist destination, there is a lot to see and do. Highlights include the central square of Djemma El-Fna – built in the eleventh century; the Saadian Tombs; the Marjorelle Gardens and… Read More Best cities to visit in #Morocco

Fashion and the re-inscription of Muslim identity – a female only space

In light of the recent burkini ban debacle, which dominated media coverage this past week, here is an academic overview into the intersections of fashion, Islam and Orientalism. Let’s just get one thing straight: there’s no direct translation in Arabic for the word ‘veil’. Many Muslim women refer to the headscarf, not as hijab –… Read More Fashion and the re-inscription of Muslim identity – a female only space