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Headscarves and hymens : why the Middle East needs a sexual revolution

Author: Mona Eltahawy
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 2012, Mona Eltahawy wrote a piece in Foreign Policy entitled 'Why Do They Hate Us'; 'They' being Muslim men, 'Us' being women. It sparked huge controversy. Headscarves and Hymens will be a polemic based on this piece and Mona's own personal story. In November 2011, Egyptian riot police beat her, breaking her left arm and right hand, and sexually assaulted her. She was detained for 12 hours by the Interior  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mona Eltahawy
ISBN: 9780297609018 0297609017
OCLC Number: 913215378
Description: 239 s. ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Mona Eltahawy.

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A passionate manifesto decrying misogyny in the Arab world by award-winning journalist Mona Eltahawy.  Read more...
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So we have a winner for book-title of 2015 @monaeltahawy's 'Headscarves & Hymens - Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution.' BRAVO -- Caitlin Moran Now Eltahawy has written this fearless Read more...

 
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