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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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“George Floyd’s death may have compelled you to post a black image on your social-media accounts but what it should really have done is made you question yourself and find within you those dark places where intolerance might be hiding for who among us can stand tall and proclaim that they have never been prejudiced towards a certain ethnicity, gender, colour or faith?”
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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.”
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“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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“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?”
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“Every woman, hell, every man should be a feminist, that is the only way to render this word obsolete.”
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“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.”
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“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.”
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“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?”
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“The lesson we are indebted to Egypt for, our future generations learned that in the face of oppression silence is never golden.”
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