I want to talk about my story. A story of struggle of every girl who grows older and didn't find marriage. I was the only girl in my family, surrounded by my brothers so I had to suffer a lot and fight for my rights. I couldn't speak up because I was raised in a … Continue reading Fighting for my rights by E. – Palestine
It started on a hot August night in 2016. It wasn’t an ordinary night. I felt lonely and stressed; summer was almost over and it was time to say goodbye to my older cousins and to my brother. I needed something to prove my existence, that my opinions mattered, that I was alive in a … Continue reading A journey to the center of Tunisian youths’ minds by Lina Azaiez, Tunisia
Our first encounter dates back to 2014 when we were introduced to each other by a common friend. I can hardly remember the conversation, in which I took almost no part, was about; I was too busy studying her eyes - they were as dark as a grave and looked greatly weary. But there was … Continue reading A Pair of Tortured Eyes BY Widad Fakhr-Eddine, Morocco
PALESTINE — Favoritism is a poem written by Afnan, an alum of the YaLa Citizen Journalism Program.
"I myself have never been able to find out precisely what feminism is: I only know that people call me a feminist whenever I express sentiments that differentiate me from a doormat or a prostitute." Rebecca West It's undeniable that Arab women have been and are still struggling whether it be to improve themselves as … Continue reading I got married what about you?! | Marwa, Tunisia