Category Archives: Women

Honor killings in Jordan: The woman who keeps the issue alive

The case was a facsimile of countless others that Rana Husseini has investigated in the past 15 years: A woman in Jordan is brutally murdered – not by strangers but by her own brothers, who reportedly acted to restore the … Continue reading

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In droves, Iran’s women have come out of their political closet

She’s in her sixties; wears floral head scarves and oversized, pink-rimmed glasses; waves her finger in speeches a la Bill Clinton; and speaks in a forceful manner that commands attention, especially when she says – as she did the other … Continue reading

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