Arab Region

English

Perspectives #11 - 'Khadija, do not close the door!' Women in Peace, in War and In Between

pdf

When women in the Middle East make the headlines, it is usually as victims. Disturbing stories of the so called 'Islamic State' (ISIS) kidnapping and raping tens of thousands of women are sadly often the ones which stick in the Western memory. But there is more to women's political lives in the region than their victimisation and oppression. We decided to look to the future, present and past in this issue, in order to present an alternative narrative which challenges these representations of women.

Subscribe to RSS - Arab RegionSubscribe to RSS feed