Aysha Taryam

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Aysha Taryam, the first Middle Eastern female Editor-in-Chief of an English language newspaper - The Gulf Today - embodies the twin qualities of a writer and a liberal campaigner. Taryam is a member of the family that owns the famous UAE-based media house Dar Al Khaleej.

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History cannot remain masculine

Women are mostly kept out of history books, and if they are marvellous enough to have made it into them their images most likely did not  

History is a past retold, a series of events that have been documented by those who have witnessed their occurrence. It is human nature to write of that which interests us, of facts that are deemed essential at the time of inscription and that is why history... Read more of this blog post »
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“Each time we bear witness to such senseless acts the world divides into a side which views this type of attack as terrorism and another which dismisses it as a random act by a person whose actions need some sort of justification.”
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“Thoughts and ideas cannot be criminalized but when they are used to groom and entice aggression to where beliefs turn into bullets then labels become of utmost importance.”
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“The word feminism has become synonymous with man-hating when in fact it has more to do with women than men.”
Aysha Taryam, The Opposite of Indifference: A Collection of Commentaries

“If we are to fight discrimination and injustice against women we must start from the home for if a woman cannot be safe in her own house then she cannot be expected to feel safe anywhere.”
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“Every woman, hell, every man should be a feminist, that is the only way to render this word obsolete.”
Aysha Taryam, The Opposite of Indifference: A Collection of Commentaries

“Every woman, hell, every man should be a feminist, that is the only way to render this word obsolete.”
Aysha Taryam, The Opposite of Indifference: A Collection of Commentaries

“Democracy should always be viewed with a philosophical perspective rather than a political one, because after all democracy was born to a philosopher and murdered by a politician.”
Aysha Taryam, The Opposite of Indifference: A Collection of Commentaries

“In politics, the pen is at its heaviest because it is weighed down by the collective responsibility it holds towards its people and their future in the eyes of the world.”
Aysha Taryam, The Opposite of Indifference: A Collection of Commentaries

“Why does it seem easier for us to accept reality when it is within the confinement of the animal kingdom yet so hard for us to face it in our?”
Aysha Taryam, The Opposite of Indifference: A Collection of Commentaries

“The lesson we are indebted to Egypt for, our future generations learned that in the face of oppression silence is never golden.”
Aysha Taryam, The Opposite of Indifference: A Collection of Commentaries

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