In the Middle East, women are frequently prevented from overtly discussing the daily issues they face in their societies. This occurs due to the negative views towards discussing both personal, and public issues that Arab women face, as well as having a lack of resources that assist in addressing these issues when they are brought up. While there has been some progress in Arab women’s involvement in the public domain, there is still room for progress in creating safe spaces for them to freely discuss matters that require attention.
The Womanity Foundation's “B100 Ragl” (directly translating to Worth 100 Men) an Arabic radio fiction series that is now an animated web series, has a plot line focusing on a female journalist and her experiences with gender inequality. The show’s purpose is to speak on issues that women in Arab communities are prevented from discussing openly, by using a fictional story line based on realistic experiences in order to deliver the message. The first season of the show can be found on their website and on SoundCloud, while the second season on its way in the summer of 2016.
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