Mother’s Day Hypocrisy

This was written by Nadine Moawad and originally published at Sawt al Niswa.

Ya3ni, we all know that corporations get especially greedy around Mother’s Day trying to shove ads down our throats everywhere we look. And it’s hypocritical of Lebanon to celebrate mothers anyway when they are so blatantly inferior to fathers in almost every aspect of the law. If you love mothers so much, give them their right to guardianship of their children, at least!

But anyway, this particular billboard from Abed Tahan wins my vote as the champion of all misogyny towards mothers. Buy her a present so she can keep cleaning after you. What else, after all, is a woman’s role in this country than to clean after her family?


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