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The pioneering Egyptian doctor, feminist and writer spent decades sharing her own story and perspectives - in her novels, essays, autobiographies and eagerly attended talks. Her brutal honesty and unwavering dedication to improving the political and sexual rights of women inspired generations. But in daring to speak dangerously, she was also subjected to outrage, death threats and imprisonment. Born in a village outside Cairo in , the second of nine children, El Saadawi wrote her first novel at the age of Her father was a government official, with little money, while her mother came from a wealthy background. Her family tried to make her marry at the age of 10, but when she resisted her mother stood by her.
Nawal El Saadawi: Feminist firebrand who dared to write dangerously
The tweet, which has now been deleted, began doing the rounds after a business person in Dubai, Noora AlGhurair, posted a screenshot of it, Deccan Herald reported on Tuesday. In the post, Surya claimed to have cited controversial television personality and writer Tarek Fateh. Please note if someday the govt bestows a foreign ministry to you, avoid travelling to Arab lands.
By Ban Barkawi. AMMAN Thomson Reuters Foundation - Black Arab women are drawing inspiration from global anti-racism protests to fight back against long-standing discrimination and Middle Eastern beauty standards that favour light skin and straight hair. Black Arabs in the Middle East and North Africa, who descend from sub-Saharan Africans, suffer social marginalisation and unequal job prospects, and are often subjected to racist abuse and derogatory portrayals in the media. Black women, some of whom are African migrants, suffer a double discrimination, activists say.