Topic: Gender

Graffiti in the Jordanian capital Amman: "No to violence against women" (photo: Claudia Mende)

Women's rights in Jordan

The women of Dar Amneh

Protesting violence against women in Istanbul on 8 December 2019 (photo: Reuters/U. Bektas)

Women in Turkey

Ankara turns a blind eye to femicide

Interview with Malaysian artist Nadiah Bamadhaj

Freeing the body from conservatism

Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, grand imam of al-Azhar University (photo: picture-alliance/AP Photo/N. El-Mofty)

Marriage, divorce and inheritance

Who should reform Egypt's personal status law, and how?

Iraqi women protest in Basra, 7 September 2018 (photo: Reuters/A. Al-Marjani)

Patriarchy and governance

Iraq's token females

Symbolic image of anti-Muslim racism (photo: Imago/P. Endig)

An enduring stereotype

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The West's gleeful obsession with the 'oppressed Arab woman'

©Goethe-Institut e.V./Perspektiven, Melina Gamal

Women's liberation in the Gulf

Arab women – fighting for their rights for 60 years

Bina Shah (photo: Wahaj Alley/Goethe-Institut)

Book review: Bina Shah's "Before She Sleeps"

A bleak future scenario

ABAAD demonstration at the Beirut International Marathon (photo: ABAAD)

Women's rights in Lebanon

Campaign exposes "victim-blaming" attitudes to rape

Raja Alem (photo: Unionsverlag)

Book review: Raja Alem's "Sarab"

Gender under siege in Mecca

Symbolic image of womenʹs rights in Sudan (photo: Eythar Gubara/Goethe.de)

Womenʹs rights in Sudan

Motivated by hope

Musician Adir Jan (photo: Denis Bauer)

Kurdish Art Rock band Adir Jan

Rainbow's hope in hell

Isabelle Eberhardt ca. 1900 in the Sahara desert (source: Wikipedia)

Isabelle Eberhardt

Writer, nomad and feminist

A family group in Baku stadium (photo: UNFPA in Azerbaijan)

Azerbaijanʹs struggle to promote the value of girls

Imams against sex-selective abortion

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