Archive | May, 2016

Wonder Women

As a female, growing up in Saudi has had a huge impact on my lifestyle, perceptions and way of thinking. Although I am not originally from Saudi, living there my whole life has affected me enormously in different aspects of my life such as the way I speak and dress up. Moreover, as the Middle [...]

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Crazy World!

I read in a post on Facebook about “a dog who got a new chance at life”. How many human beings would like to be that dog and get a new chance at life? Statistics, studies, numbers, researches, all come together to classify what and how to give a new chance to the person who [...]

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Rise

Many women have been exposed to cruel mistreatment from family members and partners in life. Women who are exposed to domestic violence often experience physical, mental or spiritual traumas that can be worsen if they are not addressed. Furthermore it is common for women in an abusive relationship not to recall many aspects of their [...]

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Mes meilleurs vœux aux Beyrouthin-es

Chers Beyrouthins, Beyrouthines Maintenant que votre taux de participation aux Municipales n’a pas dépassé les 20%, Maintenant que Om Khaled s’est érigée en un symbole national de la médiocrité : voile bleu sur le chef écervelé et ruban bleu sur la poitrine protubérante… Je ne sais si une queue bleuâtre pendouille sous sa robe froufroutante aussi [...]

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Nazret Mogtama3 نظرة مجتمع

I’m a 20 year old Muslim Egyptian girl who was born and raised in Dubai. However, I visit my home country every year (…). In my family, I’m the only girl who is not wearing a Hijab and I get judged for that – ‘a girl who doesn’t fulfill her religious duties’. It used to [...]

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