Saudi Cartoonist Hana Hajar Sketches a Path for Female Cartoonists

Hana Hajar doesn’t consider the work she does groundbreaking--to her, transforming her thoughts into satirical drawings is simply a means to express herself.But as Saudi Arabia’s sole prominent female cartoonist, Hajar is an undeniable trailblazer.She has worked since 2005 for the Saudi-based English language newspaper, Arab News, where her sketches challenge everything from the role of women in Saudi society, to the war in Iraq, to the on-again, off-again status of peace talks between the Is … [Read more...]