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A Voice of Our Own
"How are women around the world finding their own voice.... between ingrained traditions and pop culture stereotypes"
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'Re-virgination' surgeries are on the rise in Tunisia

'Re-virgination' surgeries are on the rise in Tunisia | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it
In January, Tunisia became the first Arab country to enshrine gender equality in its new constitution. But while the small African country is often seen as a progressive bastion in a mostly conservative region, Tunisians say, in their private lives, some traditions die hard. Virginity is one of them.
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"Why do we do this to our bodies?"

"Why do we do this to our bodies?" | A Voice of Our Own | Scoop.it

We are trapped in a narcissistic world of images, where we must self-surveil our bodies with beauty as one of our primary goals. We invest in and manipulate our bodies and engage in body regimes to cultivate our physiques, often towards unattainable goals of perfection.

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