Walid Mohamad

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Respect for woman is not an action to be ought reverence, for respecting her is honorable.
She is a human, she is passion, love, and the peace we seek.
Drawbacks are plenty against females, for misogyny is a state accepted and called to in many Arab countries. Woman are widely objectified and treated as properties, even in countries that claim to be civilized.
 Women's struggle for equality worldwide is about more than equality between men and women. Our struggle is about reversing the trends of social, economic, political, and ecological crisis - a global nervous breakdown! Our struggle is about creating sustainable lives and attainable dreams. Bella Abzug

Wage inequalities is a stumbling block facing women, indifference of their status in society nor their inhabitant.
Some people try to ease the fear concerning the issue by attributing the matter to women having more maternal leaves and seeking jobs that offer more comfortable positions, and that can not be more inaccurate.
Men's salary is 20% higher than that of women, who, with a percentage of 42%, state they face gender discrimination at work.
Researches also recognize a $11,900 median difference in remuneration between the 2 genders. That makeup to $900,000 difference in a life span of a 40 year old career.
Further, it is easily perceived that black, African American women, make $.69 for every dollar a man make, which is shocking in 2020.

You must think like a man, act like a lady, look like a young girl, and work like a horse.

Despite the known and unquestionable circumstances undermining the free spirits of the female advocate of mercy, the tormenting perspectives, so many religious, social and inherited habits try to transmit, have their audience. Lets say things for the way they are! No, women all over the world and especially Arab countries are not respected nor given credit for their sacrifices, they are treated as properties for their male peers and very often treated as merchandise to be exchanged in social events. 16 million free female spirits are in-caged yearly by forced marriage, that number represents 6 million underage girls, less than the age of 18. 44% of those 6 million are obligated to marry under the age of 15!
Moreover, the United Nations estimate 5000 honor killing yearly. The numbers are horrifying, and i dare you not to proclaim respect out of religious foundations for you are one of the main causes if you do.

Malala was shot at the age of 14, for demanding social equality and asking for the right to educate young girls.
People are failing to draw the line between having respect of a human spirit and their monstrosity, and instead want to give a shinning glitter of their -so called- conservative measures.

Malala the young freedom fighter and the the youngest person ever to win the Nobel Peace Prize.

Every month, the occupation state of Israel forces arrest for 15 female Palestinians. Out of the hundreds in prison, only 27 are sentenced and the rest have to face torture,beating, rape, and mental torment, without trail, just for the blame of standing up to a cause they believe in, and defending them selves from being evicted out of their own property. These women are mothers, university graduates and in common cases underage.

Young women with different backgrounds help captives

In 2018, the 21 year old Rouzan Ashraf al-Najjar was brutally killed by Israeli force while volunteering as a medic.
An armless, innocent bright woman shot and her only guilt was giving help to the wounded. Shame. 
This topic is shadowed by the media despite the spread of feminist movements globally.   

Rouzan Ashraf al-Najjar in duty

Normalize treating women as equals. Normalize the fact that women are not followers nor just companions, they are benchmarks. For they are an integral part of our homes, and a most needed part in our societies.

I will leave you with the words of the great Charlie Chaplin and the voice sending echoes for every beautiful soul out there:
The way of life can be free and beautiful, but we have lost the way.
Greed has poisoned men's souls, has barricaded the world with hate, has goose-stepped us into misery and bloodshed.
Don’t give yourselves to brutes - men who despise you - enslave you - who regiment your lives - tell you what to do - what to think and what to feel! Who drill you - diet you - treat you like cattle, use you as cannon fodder. Don’t give yourselves to these unnatural men - machine men with machine minds and machine hearts! You are not machines! You are not cattle! You have the love of humanity in your hearts! You don’t hate! Only the unloved hate - the unloved and the unnatural! Don’t fight for slavery! Fight for liberty!
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