In a men’s world by Haya Abimelech, Syria

It all started where I lived: in Syria. Our neighborhood people were more traditional than those in other areas, so if you are a girl, you aren’t supposed to go out a lot or let strange men see you. I was a very rare case. You could see me at 10 years old, waiting for … Continue reading In a men’s world by Haya Abimelech, Syria

What’s Wrong With My Gender? by Oumaima Fathi, Morocco

When I was a kid, I loved my grandfather’s job. He was a known farmer in the village. I liked the way he planted, how he took care of the farm, and his paramount mission in the family. He was the one in charge of nearly everything, while my grandma and aunts were spending most … Continue reading What’s Wrong With My Gender? by Oumaima Fathi, Morocco

Making my Voice Heard by Nezha El Masoudi , Morocco

The day when I decided to make my voice heard: Since I opened my eyes in the world, my father has always had an authoritative character in my life; he is a man of a big size, of which the skin is brown, his facial  features reflect seriousness. It is rare that one sees his … Continue reading Making my Voice Heard by Nezha El Masoudi , Morocco

A Girl’s Life by El zahraa Gomaa, Egypt

"Do not think, just do!" A daily dose of frustration you should hear if you are a girl in Egypt. I live in a small Egyptian village, this village is almost unknown and you can hardly find some one to show you how to reach it; you can't find it in most of the maps … Continue reading A Girl’s Life by El zahraa Gomaa, Egypt