Tagged: Feminism

No excuses for sexual violence

No More Excuses For Sexual Violence

I contributed this illustration to the Socialist Forum’s ezine, Al-Manshour, on the occasion of Blogging Day against Sexual Violence on August 25, 2016. Translation: Title: An excuse is uglier than...

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How Elastic Is The Human Body?

On a recent trip to New York, I visited the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). There I wandered the Museum’s various galleries of permanent collections, and exhibitions, covering paintings, sculptures, drawings,...

Industries Shaping Women's Self-Esteem

Industries Shaping Women’s Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is what a person thinks of their own self-worth. It includes beliefs and emotions, and is reflected by behavior. In today’s world, girls and women are supposed to follow...

Deconstructing Sexual Harassment

One of the challenges of addressing sexual harassment is that it is, to a large extent, hard to define. It could be reduced to “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual...

What is sexual harassment?

Speak Up Against Sexual Harassment

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,...

Scrabble: Objectives of name-calling as a logical fallacy

Objectives Of Name-Calling

In our discourse, we have a tendency to use the argumentative fallacy “ad hominem” (Latin: “to the man”). It is a false, incorrect way of arguing with which we try to undermine...