— Editorial by: Alexandra Kinias ……….. Egypt: Egypt honors mother who dressed as man for 43 years to provide for family Left as a widow with no income, while still pregnant with her daughter, Sisa Abu Daooh had to join the workforce to provide for her little family. Restricted by the traditions of her village in the southern governorate of Luxor that opposed to the work of women, Daooh was left with no other choice, but to disguise as a man to be able to find a job, a role she mastered for more than four decades. She wore men’s … Continue reading Weekly Women News from Around the World
An interview with Rashid Ghazi, executive producer and director of Fordson By: Alexandra Kinias .. article published in Kalimat Magazine. At the 7th annual Traverse City Film Festival, Michael Moore recommended that everyone in the country should see the film ‘Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football.’ The feature length documentary tells the inspiring story of a high school football team as it prepares for its big game, played during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, while its players are fasting. As the film follows the preparations for the game, it also peels the layers of this working class community living in the … Continue reading Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football .. is More than just a Game ..