politics

Political parties in Iraq prevent legal regulations for women

Former Iraqi Member of Parliament Rezan Sheikh Dler says that political parties in Iraq prevent legal regulations for women from being approved at the parliament although women hold 97 seats in Iraq's 329-member parliament.

labor/economy

Tunisian woman selling kesra bread: We cannot find semolina due to its high price

“We cannot find semolina due to its high price,” said Radhya Rafrafi, who has been earning a living by selling kesra bread on a road in Chebika, a mountain oasis in Tunisia’s Kairouan Governorate, for 16 years.

art and culture

Poet Fatima Maizi tells women’s resistance in her zejel poems

Poet Fatima Maizi writes and reads zejel poems, known as an old Arabic poetic form, about women’s resistance in the Moroccan Nationalist Movement against French colonialism.