April 23, 2012

The Middle East's War on Women

Mona Eltahawy, Foreign Policy

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An entire political and economic system -- one that treats half of humanity like animals -- must be destroyed along with the other more obvious tyrannies choking off the region from its future. Until the rage shifts from the oppressors in our presidential palaces to the oppressors on our streets and in our homes, our revolution has not even begun.

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TAGGED: Egypt, Middle East, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Kuwait, Morocco, Tunisia, Women, Arab Spring

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