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  1. Sarah Jamal - Yemen (English)

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    “After the protests, women were told: ‘Thank you, you’ve gone out to the streets, you have protested, your job is over and now it is our job.’” Sarah Jamal, a sociologist,…

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    • Heba Morayef – Egypt (English)

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      “There are many women fighting for social justice and for them this is fighting to be able to survive.” Heba Morayef, director for Human Rights Watch in Egypt, reflects on how the political,…

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      • Dr Sawsan Al Refai – Yemen (English)

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        “Women have not become vocal enough to demand their rights.” Sawsan Al Refai, a doctor in Yemen, explains how the revolution has not yet brought remarkable changes to the status of…

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        • Lina Attallah – Egypt (English)

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          “Women… are running behind different jobs…to win bread for the family. And yet they will be oppressed in the household.” Lina Attallah, a sociologist, feminist and blogger…

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          • Eman Anwar – Egypt (English)

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            “If I walk naked down the street, I still wouldn’t want to be harassed. It’s my business. It’s no one else’s business.” Eman Anwar, a teacher of Arabic language,…

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            • Alia Eshaq – Yemen (English)

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              “They make it look like Yemeni women are oppressed, weak… That’s not true. Yemeni women are very strong.” Alia Eshaq, a political analyst and researcher in Yemen, reflects…

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              • Sally Toma – Egypt (English)

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                “I feel that freeing me would mean freeing Egypt and being able to think the way I want to think, be who I need to be, not thinking I am any different because I am a woman.” Sally…

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                • Amira Ben Sasy - Tunisia (Arabic)

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                  “I feel my rights are threatened because we don’t understand what our rights and duties are.” Amira Ben Sasy, a nurse in Tunisia, worries that the gains of the 2011 revolution…

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                  • Bochra Belhaj Hmida - Tunisia (Arabic)

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                    “Change did happen. Thousands…of women who never felt the need to get involved in political and social activism have mobilised.” Bochra Belhaj Hmida, a lawyer and member of the…

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                    • Dhouha Hidri - Tunisia (Arabic)

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                      “We are in a transitional period with no constitution. The situation is still the same. I don’t see any improvements.” Dhouha Hidri, a beauty consultant in Tunisia, speaks of…

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                      • Leila Guitony - Tunisia (Arabic)

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                        “My rights are lost until this day. I’m divorced and my husband is abroad so I can’t exercise my right to alimony. I have four kids and I am their sole provider.” Leila…

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                        • Oumayma Mahmoudi - Tunisia (Arabic)

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                          “Women won’t give up their rights easily. They will fight to preserve them and will face anyone who tries to take them away,” Oumayma Mahmoudi, a high school student in Tunisia,…

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