Despite the massive efforts of volunteer lifeguards, refugees are losing their lives in the Mediterranean. Europe must act… and out of compassion.
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.
The shock elicited by Palestinian women taking up arms is due to local sexism and orientalist stereotyping, not historical or social reality.
Untha is a rare Jerusalem-based label which reimagines traditional Palestinian fashions for the 21st century and pays tribute to Palestinian women.
Despite their conservative reputation, a growing number of veiled Muslim women are taking up football… and giving men a run for their money.
With all the wars and conflicts raging in the Middle East, collective trauma carries very serious consequences for the region.
The curious cases of Rachel Dolezal and the Circassian ladies show just how meaningless race is, while Dylann Roof underlines the dangers of racism.
Living with disability is always a challenge but if you’re a Palestinian living under Israeli occupation you are doubly handicapped.
The replacement of one snobbish justice minister in Egypt with another who believes judges are lords and masters shows how deep elitism runs.