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What A Bloody Tax Mess

If you’ve been following the recent debates about tampon tax then you would know us women were all denied the right for them not to be taxed. 418 more words


25 November: International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is an occasion for governments, international organizations and non-governmental organizations to raise public awareness of violence against women. 657 more words


On the Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence

We cannot afford to say of gender and domestic violence, “it is what it is.” Violence against women and girls and any other persons is wrong, is not a way to “keep a woman in line” and it’s definitely not something to shun away from talking about. 471 more words


For the Silenced Girls

Huff Post: by Zeena Mubarak —

“And when the baby girl buried alive is asked
For what sin was she killed” (81:8-9)

These verses, which stop me hard every time I get to them and dance uneasily in my stomach, are part of a gorgeous eschatological passage in the 30th and final part of the Quran. 467 more words


A short dress is more dangerous than a knife, by Houda Laabadi, Morocco

I had just spent what I consider one of the best moments of my life: I went to the concert of one of my favorite bands with a group of amazing friends. 596 more words


Like a woman in the Cairo metro by Ramah Aleryan, Egypt

I graduated from the African Leadership Academy in June 2015. I found that going to college this year was not the right step for me so I decided to take a gap year in Egypt. 581 more words


Misogyny at its Finest

I have made the fact that I’m a feminist pretty clear, so some people might think I’m showing bias towards women in this case. If you think so, please go through this article below. 685 more words