The Secret Lives Of Young Arab Women

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A young Syrian woman is brutally murdered by her brother, because she had sex outside of marriage. In Lebanon, women resolute to appear virginal undergo genital reconstruction surgery. A network of secret, women-only prayer groups gather to promote an Islamic revival. These are just some of the disquieting stories from a hidden world, too often misunderstood, reported in fascinating detail by author and journalist, Katherine Zoepf in Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab. In vivid detail, Ms. Zoepf takes us into the minds of young women in some of the world’s most repressive and segregated societies. Her portraits are absorbing and compassionate, she offers a rare insight into the lives of young Arab women. Make sure you do not miss Norman B’s engaging interview with Katherine Zoepf, in the next edition of Life Elsewhere.

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