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Daisy Khan, the "Ground Zero Mosque" -- And 700 Million Muslim Women

Jesse Larner | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
Jesse Larner

Khan is a warm, thoughtful, and charismatic person, who very clearly explained her commitment both to democracy and open society.

Egypt's Nawal El Saadawi: "We Will Not Let Egypt Burn"

Rebecca Walker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Rebecca Walker

Nawal El Saadawi has been agitating for change in her home country for more than 50 years I caught up with her as she was heading out into the streets of Cairo -- right before President Mubarak stepped down.

Nawal El Saadawi, 80-Year-Old Prominent Egyptian Feminist, Joins Women and Girls on the Cairo Streets

Democracy Now! | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Democracy Now!

El Saadawi was a political prisoner and exiled from Egypt for years. Now she has returned to Cairo and is participating in the daily demonstrations. "I am now 80 years of age, suffering of this regime for half a century," El Saadawi said.

Skirts on Camels: Early Women Travel Writers

Terry Kelhawk | Posted 09.26.2011 | Books
Terry Kelhawk

The skirts on camels writers inspire us that perhaps we could exchange our everyday gray for sunshine and surprise around each corner.