How Economic Reform Will Help Women Drive In Saudi Arabia

June 23, 2017 11:33 am0 comments
How Economic Reform Will Help Women Drive In Saudi Arabia

I recently watched Wonder Woman, and the overall theme of the movie hit home. One quote particularly resonated and reminded me of the battle Saudi women face for our rights… The battle will never be fair. To read more, click here. 

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Punjab Has Just Announced Free Education For Girls From Nursery To PhD

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Punjab Has Just Announced Free Education For Girls From Nursery To PhD

Making the announcement on Monday Capt. Singh said free textbooks will be provided to all students in government schools from the next academic session. To read more, click here. 

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Afghan women break ground with TV station launch

June 16, 2017 1:18 pm2 comments
Afghan women break ground with TV station launch

A new TV channel dedicated to women is set to begin broadcasting in Afghanistan, the first of its kind in a country whose media industry, like many areas of society, remains dominated by men. Zan TV (“Women’s TV”) launches on Sunday with a staff of all female presenters and producers, […]

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Hijab-Wearing Model Halima Aden Covers Vogue Arabia

June 2, 2017 2:52 pm1 comment
Hijab-Wearing Model Halima Aden Covers Vogue Arabia

Vogue Arabia has made a major step forward for hijab-inclusive fashion after revealing Somali-American model Halima Aden as their latest cover star. The magazine, which has only been available in print for the last three months, previously featured an interview with the 19-year-old model in its April edition, but have […]

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More Arab Women Directors Finding Their Voices Through Film

May 5, 2017 4:26 pm1 comment
More Arab Women Directors Finding Their Voices Through Film

While Hollywood continues to be a boys’ club where only 4% of filmmakers are female, according to research by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, women in the Arab world are getting more opportunities to sit in the director’s chair. To read more, click here. 

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A Thousand Threads Of Palestine: How Women Are Sewing Themselves Out Of Poverty

April 21, 2017 10:32 am0 comments
A Thousand Threads Of Palestine: How Women Are Sewing Themselves Out Of Poverty

If I could recommend you a list of movies and documentaries about the Middle East that you must watch, the award-winning documentary Grandma, A Thousand Times (Teta, Alf Marra in Arabic) would easily be in the top half of that list. To read more, click here. 

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