The Bride By Yazan Orabi, Syria

She was 13 when the war began in her country. She still remembers the days of playing and happiness: the sun shining, children running around the trees, and the sound of the birds. In the first days of the war, nothing happened. However, day by day, the situation became more complicated. "It's hard to stay … Continue reading The Bride By Yazan Orabi, Syria

Unchaining Feminism By Ala Oueslati, Tunisia

Being a feminist nowadays requires more than just believing and advocating for gender equality. It requires determination and patience in order to be able to confront the anti-feminist ideologies and stay true to one’s values. My name is Ala Oueslati, and I am a feminist and gender equality advocate from Tunisia. As we all know, … Continue reading Unchaining Feminism By Ala Oueslati, Tunisia

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

Things that changed my vision of life as a child by Rima, Tunisia

I remember when I was a child; a friend of mine came to my house full of delight and excitement. She told me that her mother is waiting for a new baby. I congratulated her but remarked that she was 9 years old and she is plenty older and that she wouldn’t be able to … Continue reading Things that changed my vision of life as a child by Rima, Tunisia

Smashing Stereotypes, Hoping for an Asexual World | Robyn, Israel

In a world where gender has only been a public question for less than a century and a personal choice for a few decades - and either of these in only limited parts of the planet - what do we really know about it? Self-determined gender has emerged as an opportunity at a time when … Continue reading Smashing Stereotypes, Hoping for an Asexual World | Robyn, Israel