Have you seen this week’s cover of Time magazine?
The ladies of MMW and I get together to discuss why we’re not down with it:
Fatemeh: Aisha consented to having her picture taken; I have no qualms with her decision. However, I have major issues with Time positioning her on the cover with the headline “What happens if we leave Afghanistan.” It assumes that the US presence is keeping Afghan women safe (which Aisha’s mutilation disproves) and without the U.S., Afghanistan will be a terrible place, especially for women.
Read the entire thing at Muslimah Media Watch!