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Must Read April 23, 2007

Posted by Winter in misappropriation.

Via Blackamazon a must read article from Manal Omar in The Guardian.

Manal Omar had used her five-piece ‘Islamic-style’ swimsuit for years – in Rio, Washington and Kuala Lumpur – and it had never brought her more than a curious glance. Then she went for a dip in Oxford …

And what follows is a very good example of how the media misappropriates feminist rhetoric to other political agendas and uses it against women.



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