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Responses to:
"Why Do They Hate Us? - The real war on women is in the Middle East"
Link: www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/04/23/why_do_they_hate_us

Mona Eltahawy's article caused a lot of debate and upset. Foreign Policy Magazine collected some responses and they are shown below. They include pieces from:

Sondos Asem - senior editor of www.Ikhwanweb.com and a member of the Freedom and Justice Party's foreign relations committee.
+Shadi Hamid - director of research at the Brookings Doha Center and fellow at the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution.
Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf - chairman of the Cordoba Initiative and author of Moving The Mountain.
Hanin Ghaddar - the managing editor of NOW Lebanon and a journalist based in Beirut.
Leila Ahmed - Victor S. Thomas Professor of Divinity at Harvard Divinity School. She is the author of A Quiet Revolution: the Veil's Resurgence, from the Middle East to America.

In addition various pieces have been published by Arab women active in social media:

Dina Khatib (journalist):
http://www.dimakhatib.com/2012/04/love-not-hatred-dear-mona.html
Samia Errazzouki (author):
http://samiacharquaouia.wordpress.com/2012/04/23/dear-mona-eltahawy-you-do-not-represent-us
Mona Kareem (journalist):
http://monakareem.blogspot.com/2012/04/in-response-to-mona-eltahawys-hate.html
+Nahed Eltantawy (university professor):
http://www.blogger.com/profile/02117203017127098746
+Blake Hounshell Managing editor of Foreign Policy magazine), recommended this response: "One of the more thoughtful critiques": https://t.co/4qGeCU9i
"The Angry Egyptian": http://theangryegyptian.wordpress.com/2012/04/25/mona-hate-us
+Nesrine Malik (author and commentator):
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/apr/25/arab-men-women-mona-eltahawy
+Hamna Ahmed - Journalism student

Info: +Jasmina Nellestijn +xaime aguiar +AR ES +Elizabeth Tsurkov +Danielle Sharp +Ana-Lorena Perez +Meg L +Bren K +Jillian C. York
Although I share many of her concerns, I respectfully disagree with Mona Eltahawy's simplistic assertion that the plight of women in the Arab world is the result of being hated by the rest of soci...
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