PAYCE Stories

Crack the walls

January 03, 2019 Season 3 Episode 13
PAYCE Stories
Crack the walls
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PAYCE Stories
Crack the walls
Jan 03, 2019 Season 3 Episode 13
Palestinian American Youth Civic Engagement

The feminist media project created by PAYCE Fellow Zeina Melhem was featured in season two episode “One minute of norms.” Here, she shares the story of how Ruba Ahmad advocates as a hijabi woman to effect change.  Ruba describes her ability to break down the public/private dichotomy as a way to “crack the walls.”   Her work with refugee women is discussed as helping others “use their power” as Ruba admires their capacity to face challenges. 

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The feminist media project created by PAYCE Fellow Zeina Melhem was featured in season two episode “One minute of norms.” Here, she shares the story of how Ruba Ahmad advocates as a hijabi woman to effect change.  Ruba describes her ability to break down the public/private dichotomy as a way to “crack the walls.”   Her work with refugee women is discussed as helping others “use their power” as Ruba admires their capacity to face challenges. 

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