Mona Eltahawy

Mona Eltahawy is a feminist author, commentator and disruptor of patriarchy. Her first book Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution (2105) targeted patriarchy in the Middle East and North Africa and her second The Seven Necessary Sins For Women and Girls (2019) took her disruption worldwide.

Her commentary has appeared in media around the world and she is founder and editor-in-chief of FEMINIST GIANT.


Content by Mona Eltahawy

‘We Are Lady Parts’ portrays Muslim women as they are, not as others see them

Finally a television program that shows the struggle Muslim women face between bigoted Western right-wingers and intracultural misogyny

June 29, 2021, 2:00 PDT

Some of us did not die: How I began learning to talk to grief

Learning to confront loss is a critical part of our humanity, one that modern society often discourages

June 11, 2021, 2:00 PDT

I’m childfree by choice, it shouldn’t be taboo to say that

Not having children with my ex-husband was the biggest relief of my life

June 3, 2021, 2:00 PDT


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