Fatema Mernissi Quote: “I was amazed to realize that…”

I was amazed to realize that for many Westerners, Scheherezade was considered a lovely but simple-minded entertainer, someone who relates innocuous tales and dresses fabulously. In our part of the world, Scheherezade is perceived as a courageous heroine and is one of our rare female mythological figures.

Fatema Mernissi


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