Tag: patriarchy

Alt-jihad – Part I: Dying to kill

In the first of a series of articles exploring the disturbing parallels between radical Islamic and White/Christian extremism, Khaled Diab examines whether far-right suicide attackers could become a phenomenon.

White supremacy’s inferiority complex

For an ideology which claims to stand at the pinnacle of humanity, white supremacy exhibits a paranoid sense of inferiority and persecution.

Sexual harassment, Islam and the politicisation of women’s bodies

Sexual harassment in Cologne and elsewhere is not about Islam. It is about the patriarchy and the politicisation of women’s bodies.

Podcast: Palestine’s poster girls

The changing depiction of women in Palestinian political art reflects the shifting perceptions of their role and position in society.

Smashing the Arab world’s glass ceiling

Arab women are not waiting for others to empower them, they are doing it for themselves. Over 40 are on the list of the most influential young Arabs.

Sexual harassment and the medina

In Egypt, sexual harassment is a largely urban phenomenon fuelled by a sense of male powerlessness, insecurity and unrealistic gender ideals.

Special focus: The new Arab man

This special focus is dedicated to Arab men who champion women’s rights and challenge traditional masculinity, yet fly under the mainstream radar.

الرجل العربي الجديد

لوحظ في الأونة الأخيرة تزايد الرجال المناصرة لحقوق المرأة عربياً، مقدمين مثالاُ رائعاً في تحدي المعنى التقليدي للرجولة الشرقية

The new Arab man: The Middle East’s male awakening

In the first of a Chronikler series on the new Arab man, we meet men who champion women’s rights and challenge traditional ideals of masculinity.

The antidote to Egypt’s sexual harassment epidemic

The cure for Egypt’s sexual harassment crisis is to liberate society from outdated and toxic gender ideals and to rethink notions of “honour”.