If in the Middle East we did not have so many other problems, maybe we would have discussed climate change and its impact on our lives. But no, not now, we are too busy with our never-ending self-destruction.
The relegation of all matters related to women and what is referred to as “families” to religious institutions and religious laws has proven to be at the detriment of women and children. In fact, family laws have proven to be hazardous to women and to gender non-conforming.
Kim Ghattas could not have chosen a more optimal timing to unveil her latest work, entitled “Black Wave, Saudi Arabia, Iran, and The Forty-Year Rivalry That Unraveled Culture, Religion, And Collective Memory In The Middle East”