Jun 19, 2011
This illustration is my contribution to the blogging and tweeting day against sexual harassment and gender-based violence, a call to action on June 20 initiated by activists in Egypt. In Lebanon, the team behind The Adventures of Salwa joined the campaign with a parallel blogging day. So did activists in Sudan.
You, too, can speak up about sexual harassment.
If you’re a blogger, post a personal...
Nov 27, 2010
November 27 is Buy Nothing Day against consumerist capitalism. I made these illustrations and will be thinking twice before I take out one Lira from my purse. There are several ways you too can take part in this Carnivalesque Rebellion as Adbusters magazine called it:
Turn off your lights
Disconnect your television
Lose your cellphone
Walk away from the Internet
Ride a bike instead of using your car
Nov 9, 2010
November 9, 2010 marks the annual international “One Day, One Struggle” campaign, a unique effort to underscore the joint struggle against the violation of sexual and bodily rights in Muslim societies.
This year, Nasawiya, Helem and Meem developed an online video campaign on www.jismi.net which focuses on bodily autonomy and sexual rights of individuals.
The videos feature people from...
May 1, 2010
Today’s Labor Day. This year, activists and organizations rallied to recognize the illegal, inhuman and unethical working conditions of migrant workers in Lebanon as well as the Arab World. To counter what has become modern day slavery, the campaign Twenty-Four-Seven highlights the fact that migrant domestic workers in Lebanon work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
One of the campaign’s initiatives...