Fatema Mernissi Quote: “Growing up, I was taught that…”

Growing up, I was taught that a woman should lower her gaze so that men could never know her thoughts. The so-called modesty of Arab women is, in fact, a war tactic.

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Name: Fatema Mernissi
Profession: Activist
Nationality: Moroccan
Born: 1940
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