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Headscarves and hymens :

Headscarves and hymens :

why the Middle East needs a sexual revolution

Drawing on her years as a campaigner and commentator on women's issues in the Middle East, [Eltahawy] explains that since the Arab Spring began, women in the Arab world have had two revolutions to undertake: one fought with men against oppressive regimes, and another fought against an entire political and economic system that treats women in countries from Yemen and Saudi Arabia to Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya as second-class citizens ... Her book is a plea for outrage and action on their behalf, confronting the 'toxic mix of culture and religion that few seem willing or able to disentangle lest they blaspheme or offend' --

Additional Title Details

Date Avaliable
05/21/2015
Author
Eltahawy, Mona
Author Birthdate
01/01/1970
Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York : 2015.
Edition
First edition
Call Number
305.48697E
ISBN 10
0-86547-803-1
ISBN 13
978-0-86547-803-9
Type
BOOK
Categories
Recently Purchased - Adult Nonfiction and Biography
Tags
2010- Arab Spring, Middle East, Misogyny, Muslim women, Sex discrimination against women, Social conditions, Women's rights