I would like to emphasize this cultural fact: we women of Muslim faith know how much we have been accustomed, from a very young age, to submit, to obey, and even to be silent when we have been attacked. We are often treated as inferior from childhood; we are programmed to submit.


“You’re either veiled, or you’re raped.”

No problem. Stay inside or wear a burqa.


The struggle continues. Promising developments here.

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