Samah Marmash is the executive director of the Arab Women’s Legal Network, with 665 members in 18 Arab countries. Their aim is to facilitate the legal work to fight together for women’s rights in their lands. Judges and institutions count on lawyers of this network to teach courses on this topic. But there is still much to do.
The outspoken journalist and activist Mona Eltahawy thinks everyone has the “right to offend”, just like everyone has the right to “protest offence”. She suffered censorship crudely enough in the past, and therefore defends tackling white supremacism as well as patriarchy by fighting back. Peacefully.
Amparo Sánchez Rosell is an entrepreneur. Nessrin E. Bensaid is a lawyer and journalist. Fatima Tahiri writes her thesis. Gabriele Boos-Niazy is a sociologist. Faeeza Vaid is the executive director of an NGO. They are all Muslim. None is submissive. And they all ask for equality with men … and with the other women.