Does Mona Eltahawy’s Radicalism Advance Arab Women’s Rights?

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By Sahar Aziz Last week, Mona Eltahawy triggered a polemic firestorm with her blanket assertion that Arab men’s hatred of women explains the abysmal gender inequities found in the Middle East.  Many Arab women are perturbed that her article “Why Do They Hate Us?” in Foreign Policy has receive so much attention while millions of [Read More...]

Taking the Gloves Off – The ‘War on Women’ in the Middle East and Beyond

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By Nadia S. Mohammed “Why Do They Hate Us,” asks Arab journalist, Mona Eltahawy, in her essay for Foreign Policy magazine. Eltahawy goes on to describe her perception of the treatment of women in the Arab world and ascribes all related mistreatment to systematic sociopolitical misogyny and patriarchy. The title of her essay is featured [Read More...]


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