– Nadia Tazi: « More than ever, the issue of women is the touchstone of politics, a clear indication of democratization or regression. »

Nadia Tazi: « More than ever, the issue of women is the touchstone of politics, a clear indication of democratization or regression. » Born in Spain in 1954, of Moroccan nationality, she arrived in France in 1970 where she studied philosophy at the … Continuer de lire – Nadia Tazi: « More than ever, the issue of women is the touchstone of politics, a clear indication of democratization or regression. »

– Hélé Béji: « The submission offered by the veil is a weariness of freedom. »

Hélé Béji: « The submission offered by the veil is a weariness of freedom. » Born in Tunis in 1948, Hélé Béji is a Tunisian writer and thinker, an essential pillar of intellectual life in Tunisia. She went to study at La Sorbonne … Continuer de lire – Hélé Béji: « The submission offered by the veil is a weariness of freedom. »

– Sophie Bessis « Keep on being against the veil, which remains a sign of subjection and confinement »

Sophie Bessis « Keep on being against the veil, which remains a sign of subjection and confinement » Sophie Bessis was born in Tunis in 1947 to a Tunisian Jewish family. A History Associate and former Editor-in-chief of Jeune Afrique, … Continuer de lire – Sophie Bessis « Keep on being against the veil, which remains a sign of subjection and confinement »

– Sérénade Chafik: « Islamophobia has become the preferred verdict of the new inquisitors »

Sérénade Chafik: « Islamophobia has become the preferred verdict of the new inquisitors » Serenade Chafik was born in Egypt into a family of left-wing activists. She arrived in France at the age of 12 and then moved back to Cairo. Saved from FGM by her father, she nevertheless suffered the full force of her two successive marriages in Egypt, where her freedom was confiscated. In 1993, she fled to France but without her daughter Leïla, whom her ex-husband refused to let leave Cairo. In the spring of 2003, she went on a 29-day hunger strike to protest against her daughter’s imminent … Continuer de lire – Sérénade Chafik: « Islamophobia has become the preferred verdict of the new inquisitors »

– Djemila Benhabib: « I am not ashamed to have been born a woman. I don’t have to apologize for that. I don’t have to hide from it.’’

Djemila Benhabib: « I am not ashamed to have been born a woman. I don’t have to apologize for that. I don’t have to hide from it.’’ Author, journalist, lecturer, Djemila Benhabib was born in Ukraine to a Greek Cypriot mother … Continuer de lire – Djemila Benhabib: « I am not ashamed to have been born a woman. I don’t have to apologize for that. I don’t have to hide from it.’’