Yazan Goussous

Feminism in Jordan: The Activism of Layla Naffa

Growing up in an educated, progressive and open-minded household in Amman, the Capital of Jordan, Ms. Naffa describes her upbringing as “enlightened”. With equality supporting parents, she was given the same educational opportunities as her brothers. Her family supported her right to higher education even when women at the time… Read More »Feminism in Jordan: The Activism of Layla Naffa

What You Should Definitely Say to an Arab When You First Meet Them

A typical Middle Eastern city I’m sure a lot of you, just like me, had had this feeling before: the wonder, the intrigue and the surprise as you see an Arab getting out of the airport. This is when the confusion hits and tongues get tied. What do we say… Read More »What You Should Definitely Say to an Arab When You First Meet Them