In this essay, journalist Zahra Hankir invites several Arab and Middle Eastern female journalists — to detail their experiences of reporting from some of the most repressive countries in the world. The essay includes stories from sexual harassment on the streets of Cairo to the difficulty of traveling without a male relative in Yemen, being able to speak candidly with other women at a Syrian medical clinic or with men on Whatsapp who will go on to become ISIS fighters, rebels, or pro-regime soldiers. The result is a volume of stories describing the unique challenges and the advantages of these women, deactivating the old clichés.
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