Tag Archives: Islam
By Femination | Published: January 8, 2012
The Koran says women are worth half of a man. In many Muslim states that is, therefore, the law. We all know what comes with that: honor killings, forced marriages, weak "rape laws"... But Turkey is a state of secularism, and a state wishing with all its might to become part of the European Union. Many of us know the contributing factors that keep this from happening, but Turkey's several human rights violations are the main obstacle impeding the country from gaining membership of the European Union.
By Elizabeth Weinbloom | Published: April 19, 2011
Being a Western woman in post-revolutionary Egypt really sucks. So why didn't I cover up?
By jamie | Published: March 10, 2011
TweetI originally posted this on my blog but i felt it was worth sharing here, hopefully to get more insight or spark more discussion around this issue. Since 9/11 there has been a lot of focus on “terrorists” (as we all know so very well). Discussions around terrorism (specifically domestic terrorism) has increased lately and now [...]