By Mona Eltahawy
The journalist Mona Eltahawy isn't any stranger to controversy. via her articles and activities she has fought for the autonomy, protection, and dignity of Muslim ladies, drawing vocal supporters and detractors. Now, in her first e-book, Headscarves and Hymens, Eltahawy has ready a definitive condemnation of the repressive forces-political, cultural, and religious-that decrease thousands of girls to second-class citizens.
Drawing on her years as a campaigner for and commentator on women's concerns within the heart East, she explains that because the Arab Spring begun in 2010, girls within the Arab global have had revolutions to adopt: one fought along males opposed to oppressive regimes, and one other fought opposed to a complete political and economic climate that represses girls in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Libya, Yemen, and different nations.
Eltahawy has traveled around the center East and North Africa, assembly with girls and hearing their tales. Her ebook is a plea for outrage and motion, confronting a "toxic mixture of tradition and faith that few appear prepared or in a position to disentangle lest they blaspheme or offend." A manifesto stimulated by way of desire and fury in equivalent degree, Headscarves and Hymens is as illuminating because it is incendiary.
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