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Published: 01 November 2018
Figure 2. Who Carries the Water / Will Flow Free , Fatma Belkis and İz Öztat, 2015. Naturally dyed and woodcut-printed muslin, hazelnut sticks. Dedicated to the public domain Figure 2. Who Carries the Water / Will Flow Free, Fatma Belkis and İz Öztat, 2015. Naturally dyed and woodcut-printed More
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 71–101.
Published: 01 November 2006
... facilitated distorted representation and oppression of the East. However, we argue that although ethnic discrimination in this context was not gender-free, it may have nonetheless promoted the interests of Mizrahi girls, who belonged to the oppressed group. That is, we argue that the very stereotypical...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 183–187.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Egyptian doctor. “I chose Islam and the veil of my own free will,” she said. “I am a Muslim feminist and the veil is part of my Islamic identity. Did you read my new book about Muslim feminists in which I JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES Vol. 6, No. 3...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2018) 14 (1): 92–93.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Anatolia since 1998. The shared slogan “Rivers will flow free” strongly resonated with us as a radical desire for the right to life for all beings. In the valleys we visited, we encountered value systems and forms of life that flow against the mainstream of progress and profit-driven neoliberal agendas...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 374–375.
Published: 01 November 2015
...), discrimination based on gender, and forced veiling. Girls also share stories of success related to such experiences. We have launched off-line campaigns to end sexual violence and defend women’s right to free choices in relation to their own bodies and public spheres. Thawrat El Banat was founded in January...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 254–255.
Published: 01 July 2015
... political, legal, and sexual rights that are different from other sectarian communities. This social movement considers secularism to have its own “culture,” one that promotes religious and cultural tolerance, women’s rights, economic independence, gay rights, and free speech. The advocates believe that a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 102–104.
Published: 01 July 2012
... consent occurs (32). The authority of fathers, like that of slave own- ers, was critical for these thinkers, who framed “all social relationships within hierarchical and patriarchal kinship structures” (38). However, in contrast to the male slave and the free female, sexual and marital self...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 238–239.
Published: 01 July 2015
... organizational requirements of an NGO (nongovernmental organization) restrict free activism and make it difficult to maintain our commitment to collective and decentralized decision making. NGO-ization is required for funding, but the same dynamics make it difficult to sustain activist commitments rather than...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2018) 14 (3): 368–373.
Published: 01 November 2018
...Figure 2. Who Carries the Water / Will Flow Free , Fatma Belkis and İz Öztat, 2015. Naturally dyed and woodcut-printed muslin, hazelnut sticks. Dedicated to the public domain Figure 2. Who Carries the Water / Will Flow Free, Fatma Belkis and İz Öztat, 2015. Naturally dyed and woodcut-printed...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 368–370.
Published: 01 November 2015
... the underground group Club Free. While the Internet offered space for connecting and debating, several regional events were central to HELEM’s formation. Most notable was the 2001 Queen Boat raid by the Central Security Forces in Cairo. Outrage at state oppression of nonnormative sexualities resonated...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2005) 1 (2): 163–164.
Published: 01 July 2005
... to ask, “Suaad, I looked for you in Fureidis, and every time I asked, they’d say, ‘Quiet. Do you want to be like Suaad?’ What did Suaad do?” Suaad responds, “It’s because I’m free. Free. That’s what I did.” If Suaad is guilty in the eyes of the state “just by thinking and saying the word...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 115–118.
Published: 01 November 2006
... woman’s mind, the writer wants to unravel the mind of her male narrator. He tells the woman about freedom: “You’re free! You’re free, do as you like! What does this woman want? Say ‘You’re free! Do as you like!’ to any woman, and then, you’ll see the consequence, a result that she knows to...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 132–133.
Published: 01 March 2015
..., for example, by opening shelters instead of increasing the punishment for the murderer. The campaign Abortion Is a Right, Decision Belongs to Women demands free and unconditional access to abortion and that abortion be defined as part of women’s right to health. Women’s Initiative for Peace is a...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2007) 3 (3): 103–105.
Published: 01 November 2007
... works relating to hope, free- BRIEF COMMUNICATIONS  105 dom, traditional Kurdish dance, and the great desire for a home state. Numerous Kurdish handicrafts were also on display and available for sale. The gathering concluded with a wonderful party at the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 236–241.
Published: 01 July 2018
... white) and two look away (printed over a colorful, free-flowing cloud-like mist). I first exhibited the four portraits as large screen prints in November 2012 at Sydney College of the Arts as part of my honors degree. A small version of my artwork was included in a January 2015 Saudi exhibition in...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 117–128.
Published: 01 March 2010
... visibility is an image repeated on CNN, BBC, Al-Jazeera, and most Internet outlets: picture a pyramid made entirely of Havarti cheese steamily settling on a Kuwaiti sidewalk while the so-called enemies of free speech shout taunts and insults at one of the last remaining social welfare...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2006) 2 (3): 119–122.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., Nicola leaves that to Antun Bey, his Cairo partner. When his now grown daughter, Ilya, joins him from Italy, Nicola leaves her with the childless Antun Bey, but Ilya feels suff ocated by the city life, and her spirit can only run free in the desert, like her father. Although the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 124–125.
Published: 01 March 2015
... a society free of discrimination against women and to promote legislation that serves the human rights of Iraqi women. We focus on monitoring the realities of Iraqi women’s lives and participate in writing reports for the international community, such as a shadow report for the Convention on the...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 244–245.
Published: 01 July 2015
... , a photography exhibition that focused on how artists represent Syrian women after the war. Another, In the Eyes of a Woman , focused on how women see other women. The forum launched the experimental broadcasting station Souriat FM to be a free and interactive platform for discussing Syrian and...
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Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (1 November 2015) 11 (3): 362–364.
Published: 01 November 2015
..., fostering job creation and entrepreneurship, improving health education, and furnishing reproductive rights education to women. These concerns structure a variety of projects. For example, Bidarzani created and published free pamphlets intended to raise awareness about such topics as street harassment and...