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 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#

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

How Social Media is changing the feminist landscape in the Middle East

LET’S TALK ABOUT FEMINISM…   Feminism can be broadly defined as an ideology that strives for equality between men and women. It holds that women should be treated as intellectual and social equals to men and have the same rights, same pay, same contribution to society. Though feminism now is generally seen as a women’s-only… Read More How Social Media is changing the feminist landscape in the Middle East