In this articles, Sarah Haddjeri examines the way the feeling of fear has invaded public spaces in Europe and how it has contributed to ostracize Muslim women. Despite political resolutions to promote equal opportunities, Muslim women are excluded from most of debates and decisions about their body and appearance. Yet, they try to find alternatives to empower themselves.
Can we advance women’s rights while respecting culture and customs? In this article about gendered advocacy, Stephanie Oldfield discusses the disconnections between cultural norms and perceptions impeded on women’s bodies.
Miscommunication between the White House and the public has been rampant. The travel ban has only further exacerbated the battle between the White House and press, problematizing the lack of civility and eloquence in today’s political culture.
The scandal over anti-Semitism among Labour Party members earlier this May was merely one example of how racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity in Britain is incomplete. Rachel Glowinsky compares Muslim and Jewish experiences of racism to show how equality in British society is a work in progress.