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Women in the Arab world.

Women in the Arab world.

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Thus, women slaves in the Arab world were often turned into concubines living in harems, and rarely as wives, their children becoming free. A large number of male slaves and young boys were castrated and turned into eunuchs who kept watch over the harems. Castration was a particularly brutal operation with a survival rate of only 10%. Get this from a library! The hidden face of Eve: women in the Arab world. [Nawāl Saʻdāwī] -- "This powerful account of the oppression of women in much of the Arab world remains as shocking today as when it was first published, more than a quarter of a century ago. Nawal El Saadawi writes out.

  Islam et Femmes: Les Questions Qui Fâchent (Women and Islam: The Difficult Questions), by Asma Lamrabet, En Toutes Lettres (French). In her latest book, Lamrabet, a prominent Moroccan feminist scholar of Islam, offers a progressive, contextual reading of the Qur’an, arguing that many discriminatory practices and sexist assumptions have no scriptural : Ursula Lindsey. In fact, one in three start-ups in the Arab World are founded or led by women, a higher percentage than in Silicon Valley. Saada Zahidi said in her book Fifty Million Rising, “These digital platforms allow women to be unimpeded by cultural constraints or safety issues, and they lower the implicit and explicit transaction costs of transport.

The first dedicated book club for women in Arab world launched ‘Esteraht Sayedat’ aims to promote reading on a daily basis among women of different social backgrounds.   Women’s voices in the Arab world have been talked over, misrepresented, and reinvented to suit cultural or mainstream narratives, depending on the audience. These essays acquaint the reader with Arab female journalists’ perspectives, showcasing the professional, personal, social, and cultural influences which form part of each woman’s.


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Women in the Arab world Download PDF EPUB FB2

“Out of the gloom of the Middle East, this book brims with new voices—Arab women reporting on their world as no one else has seen it. A terrific read, full of insight and surprise.” —David E. Hoffman, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Billion Dollar Spy/5(15).

The “Arab world,” strictly speaking, does not exist, while any attempt to represent “Arab women”—a population of roughly million—would necessarily fall short. 'Our Women On The Ground' Unites Stories From Female Journalists In The Arab World There's a deep fascination in the West with how women function in.

Hankir invited 19 Arab and Middle Eastern sahafiyat — female journalists — to detail their experiences reporting from some of the most repressive countries in the world. The result is a volume. A classic of modern Arab writing, The Hidden Face of Eve receives fresh life with this beautiful new edition.

Nawal El Saadawi’s shocking account of female oppression in the Muslim world is as powerful today as it was when it was first published. El Saadawi’s experiences working as a doctor in Egyptian villages, witnessing forced prostitution, honor killings, sexual abuse, and female.

About Our Women on the Ground. Nineteen Arab women journalists speak out about what it’s like to report on their changing homelands in this first-of-its-kind essay collection, with a foreword by CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour. Women in the Arab world and many parts of the world throughout human history have been abused beyond belief.

We cannot turn a blind eye toward how male dominance, religious control, ridiculous myths have been created and continue while the female gender is brutally s: Egyptian author, physician, and activist Nawal El Saadawi wrote in the Preface of this book, “We the women of Arab countries realize that we are still slaves, still oppressed, not because we belong to the East, not because we are Arab, or members of Islamic societies, but as a result of the patriarchal class system that has dominated the world for thousands of years/5(17).

Women in the Arab world live in situations that are rather unique [weasel words], with special challenges not present in many other parts of the world. [neutrality is disputed] In particular these women have throughout history experienced discrimination and have been subject to restrictions of their freedoms and of these practices are based on religious beliefs, but many of the.

The Hidden Face of Eve: Women in the Arab World has seamlessly incorporated elements of memoir and critical analysis of Arab culture and Islam. El Saadawi divides the book into four sections: The Mutilated Half, Women in History, The Arab Woman, and Breaking Through.

The modern Arab world: extremes for women --Arab women in ages past --Religion and Arab women --Arab women and the public world --Family life --Changing their world: Arab women who are making a difference --Unfinished business: issues and controversies facing Arab women today.

Series Title: Women's issues, global trends. Responsibility. Nonfiction feminist works by Arab women from the Middle East or North Africa.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. In she published her first novel, "The Tent," which was widely acclaimed and translated into six languages. The book's dedication read: "To my body a tent peg crucified in the wilderness." "The Tent" tells the story of Fatim, a little Bedouin girl who grows up in a world of women all controlled by the patriarchal nature of their society.

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She imagines and writes the missing chapters of these. That women and mothers and daughters would somehow get these fanatical overbearing men to stop killing each other and allow some basic rights to Arab women. This book depressed me. I see the Arab women mentioned in Ms.

Zoepf's book as uninspiring, mostly weak, passive, the Arab sense of an/5(). The result is the anthology, published this week, which features contributions from 19 “sahafiyat,” or women reporters, who have reported from across the Arab states of the Gulf, the Levant.

“The chapters in this book are varied in style, including personal experience, academic analysis and artistic contributions; they cover different Arab countries as well as Arab women abroad, different time periods and contexts, but they all converge on disputing, directly or implicitly, Orientalist notions that the oppression of Arab women is.

This life is a reality for millions of women living in the Arab world. And it needs to stop. So says Adel Abadeer, Calvin professor of economics and author of the new book, “Norms and Gender Discrimination in the Arab World” (Palgrave Macmillan, October ).

The Arab world has a combined population of around million inhabitants (as of ) and a gross domestic product of $ trillion (). The eastern part of the Arab world is known as the Mashriq, and the western part as the Maghreb.

In post-classical history, the Arab world was synonymous with the historic Arab empires and caliphates. Stories From Arab Female Reporters In 'Our Women On The Ground' NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Zahra Hankir, editor of Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World.

This book examines the ways in which Arab civil society actors have attempted to influence public policies. In particular, the book studies the drive towards a change of policies that affect women and their well-being.

It does so through the lens of women civil society activism and through analysis. Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World by Property 0 book review. Click to read the full review of Our Women on the Ground: Essays by Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World in New York Journal of Books.

Review written by Elayne Clift.It is rare that a decision by the Saudi King moves a women's rights activist to tears. Thirty-eight-year-old Manal al-Sharif wrote that she shed "tears of happiness" upon hearing the monarch issuing a decree allowing women in the world 's most conservative Islamic nation to drive in future.

In a column for the Washington Post, she stresses: the car key is "the key to change".