Article on women in the Middle East triggers debate
Article on women in the Middle East triggers debateNetizens praise and criticise journalist Mona Eltahawy’s piece “Why Do They Hate Us?”
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Mona Eltahawy’s article “Why Do They Hate Us?” about what she calls the "war" on Arab women in the Middle East has sparked an online debate.
While some netizens have defended the piece, many have criticised it for its tone, presentation and its depiction of Arab women and men.
Below are some highlights from the conversation online: