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On Daraj

Alia Ibrahim- Lebanese writer and journalist
Will there be a day, when we feel less compelled to look over our shoulder – or at our phones – with fear and suspicion? Is it really possible we will feel safe at home again?
Hiwa Othman
Thirty years later, corruption is still rife in Kurdistan, and the wealth is controlled by the political elite. The Peshmerga forces are still divided between Erbil and Sulaymaniyah, despite the parties’ promises to unify them.
Myriam Sweidan
No one seems to care about this aspect of women’s lives, although we know that women’s physical health has become vulnerable as a result of their having to resort to other methods to replace sanitary pads, such as using cloth or nylon bags!
Vicken Cheterian
Snap Parliamentary Elections will be held in Armenia on June 20. Will anything survive from the promises of the 2018 peaceful revolution?
Mustafa Ibrahim –
Yet another gruesome murder highlights the problem of domestic violence in the Gaza Strip, as clans and clergymen continue to oppose legislation.
Tamer Mawafi
What an Egyptian woman under 40 experiences when being refused a hotel room goes well beyond merely being disqualified. It places her in a frame that assumes that being away from her male guardian will inevitably turn her into a “prostitute.”
Eman Adel
The video of a Brazilian traveler harassing a veiled Egyptian girl has caused a furor on social media, and reignited the debate about the male orientalist gaze fetishizing Arab women.
Aya Mansour – Iraqi Journalist
Dozens of people fell. Friends were kidnapped and disappeared. And yet the chairs of power did not budge. This hurts me, makes me cry and hate myself and the day I was born here. To see such injustice and not being able to change it, even though we tried. I swear, we tried. We tried so much that we wasted the blood of 650 dreams, and thoughts, and laughs, and innocent faces. But our attempts were not enough. We lost and the government did not lose a thing. Its influence and tyranny only increased.
Dr. Maitrayee Mukhopadhyay
Feminisms in development is alive and well and it is in the hands of the future generation. They are making all the difference in local struggles and making new meaning for the futures of feminism in development.
Diana Moukalled
All the evils seen in recent days in Gaza, Lod and Jerusalem are the inevitable and explosive result of the Israeli occupation that has lasted for over 70 years.
لتصلكم نشرة درج الى بريدكم الالكتروني