A Whore by Maryem Gamar, Morocco

A Whore. That is how they called her and any other women in Arab-Speaking countries. Women are called this if they dare to barge out of the social traditions that make their body a barn from which animals of this misogynistic species feed. Their freedom increases or decreases according to the politics of the country, … Continue reading A Whore by Maryem Gamar, Morocco

Your only responsability is to speak up! By Oumaima, Morocco

 It was noon and I was leaving the hospital after our morning rounds to head towards a meeting at the Norwegian embassy.  I walked out and took the first cab I found, I was too excited and nervous to notice that the driver already had 2 clients in the back of the car, so I … Continue reading Your only responsability is to speak up! By Oumaima, Morocco

Schizophrenia

by Mayssa Benyounes, Tunisia   ...And all of a sudden you figure out that when people see you, they think about men! “Doesn't she have a father?” “Wouldn't she have a husband?” “Where is her father?” “Why is she like that?” “Why is she FREE?” “She mustn't think!” “CUT HER BREATH!” “When will she get … Continue reading Schizophrenia

#MEN’too by Amine Hajji, Tunisia

Since October 2017, thousands of men in power have been crawling out of their skin, heavily drinking, and recalling every interaction they had with a woman which might be considered –surprisingly to them- as a form of sexual harassment. The “Breaking News” theme of every major media update for the past two months has been … Continue reading #MEN’too by Amine Hajji, Tunisia

No Matter How Many Skies Have Fallen by Afef, Tunisia

I embarked on research by focusing on the female rebellion in D.H. Lawrence’s Lady Chatterley’s Lover. I found the novel on the bookshelves of my father among various other books and anthologies he brought from the U.S. I still remember that moment when I opened the novel for the first time … my eyes fell … Continue reading No Matter How Many Skies Have Fallen by Afef, Tunisia