Sexual harassment in Cologne and elsewhere is not about Islam. It is about the patriarchy and the politicisation of women’s bodies.
The changing depiction of women in Palestinian political art reflects the shifting perceptions of their role and position in society.
“Dance is resistance. It’s the most refined way for us, the Palestinian people, to express our cause… Dance is a form of liberation.”
One young woman’s daring nude protests are unlikely to emancipate Egyptian women, but will they actually hurt the cause of freedom and equality?
In philosophy and religion, the body is merely a hollow shell for our mind and soul. But what if our bodies not only confine but also define us?