Becoming a (Hijabi) Physician Associate

A physician associate (PA) — also known as a physician assistant in the USA – is a new kind of medically trained, generalist clinician, working in both GP…

The Psychiatric Maghreb: Colonialism’s Erudition on North African Insanity

“I have found it more difficult to certify sanity than insanity”. French psychiatry sought to cement its budding authority in the nineteenth century through the development of a…

A Historical Crossroads: Why Algeria Needs its Women

I was fifteen when the Arab Spring began. I distinctly remember sitting in front of the TV with my father, watching as protests in Tunisia erupted from city…

Collectif des Raciné.e.s: In the Name of Gender, Race, Religion & Sexual Orientation

COLLECTIVE (adj): A group of entities that share, or are motivated by, one common issue who work to achieve the same, or similar, objectives. That is the case…

MABROUK, You are now a woman

The menstrual cycle, as the Urban Dictionary defines it; “a period of pure agony for a female, lasting way too long. Signs of this state include screaming at…

History Will Remember Us: Kahena, ou l’archétype de la femme berbère

Subjuguant les uns par sa beauté (on disait d’elle qu’elle était «éployée comme les ailes de l’aigle») et les autres par sa force de caractère, son personnage reste…

Forget-Me-Not: Yasmine Marouf Araibi

College student & blogger Yasmine Marouf Araibi has taken her writing to another level, with the publishing of her very first book. At 21 years old, Marouf Araibi,…

Al حebs

“We, the women of Algeria, have two jailers:colonialismand the apathetic creatures who cling on to customs and traditionsinherited from their ignorant fathers.The second jailer is worse than the…

Rou7na Feekoum: The Legacy of North African Women in Music

Music is a fundamental component of every culture worldwide, in all four corners of the world.  Historically, women have always been at the forefront, touching hearts and gaining…

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