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In The Thick

Aug 30, 2019

Maria and Julio are joined by the journalist and feminist author, Mona Eltahawy to discuss her new book, The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls. They also talk about #MeToo, the power of fighting back, feminist activism through hashtags on social media and the importance of women’s voice in defying the patriarchy. 

ITT Staff Picks:

  • Mona Eltahawy’s viral social media campaigns about sexual assault, via Time
  • Ugandan activist Stella Nyanzi gets more time in jail for a poem about vaginas, via CNN
  • Check out Deena Mohamed's web comic, Qahera about a feminist muslim Egyptian superhero

This episode was mixed by Jeanne Montalvo.