Fatema Mernissi Quote: “While Muslim men describe themselves as…”

While Muslim men describe themselves as insecure in their harems, real or imagined, Westerners describe themselves as self-assured heroes with no fears of women. The tragic dimension so present in Muslim harems – fear of women and male self-doubt – is missing in the Western harem.

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