Tag Archives: Women Rights

As a Woman…

Note: Initially posted last year, I re-post the below here today again, on this year’s International Women’s Day, unchanged, and will probably do so again, for many years to come…. An Arabic translation can be found here. ***

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…أنا كإمرأة

Note: This is the Arabic translation of As a Woman, posted on International Women’s Day on March 8, 2015. The translation also appeared in Al Rawaby newspaper. The celebration ended, but the need to keep on fighting for our rights remains … Continue reading

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As a Woman…

As a woman, I’ve always been unsure as to what I am required to do on International Women’s Day. Take to the streets in song and dance, post a series of pictures displaying the best of my ‘womanness’ (however that … Continue reading

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When in London, Join the Protest: On Lebanese Women and the Police Force

What began as preparations for a modest protest in London – in solidarity with the March 8 protest in Beirut for Lebanon’s Parliament to pass the Law Protecting Women from Family Violence – ended as an invaluable lesson in law … Continue reading

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Even in Lebanon, Some Deaths are Preventable

Death is not something that is under our control, but sometimes it is…

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