"A woman is not lower in rank [than a man]. This is particularly obvious after science and enlightenment has uncovered the true and natural position of a woman, her capacities and mental prowess and her ability to [do] all that a man practices."
Salma Kalila writing in the magazine Lubnan in 1895
Woman in traditional clothing, Lebanon, 1880.
Picture: Bonfils, Marie-Lydie (Salam, Nawaf Collection Copyright © Arab Image Foundation)
Friday, 10 August 2007
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