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  • Shackled Sisters

    Since I was a teenager, I have sought the help of a counselor. The two of us have spent hundreds of hours talking about the intricacies of the South Asian community; the fear and shame of being ostracized, and the...

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  • Daughters of Abdul-Rahman

    During a conversation with my mother in 2009, a look in her eyes made me think: My mother is a content woman, mother, and wife, but is that all she wanted? Did she have dreams and hopes that faded away...

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  • Women’s Shelters in Afghanistan

    I first experienced the capital city of Kabul in the spring of 2013 while serving in Afghanistan as a U.S. Army officer. Though I was not primarily deployed to Kabul, the short time I spent there made a lasting impression...

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  • Middle Eastern Hijabis as Superheroes

    In the late 1980s, feminism in the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) context gained prominence in international debate. Research addressed “the status of women in Muslim countries through two frames: the inhibiting effects of Islam and the potential for...

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    WVN Film Salon June 6-7, 2015 at the Levantine Cultural Center

    ON Saturday, June 06, 2015 at 06:00 PM

      Reserve your tickets to join WVN at the Levantine Cultural Center of Los Angeles, on June 6-7, from 6-10 p.m. Celebrate the winning films of our 2014 online short-film festival, Women Bought and Sold: Voices United Against Violence. Screenings accompanied by expert discussants. Ticket price includes light Moroccan dinner and drinks. Seating...

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