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Lebanese Blogger Spoofs Study on Middle Eastern Women's Clothing

Written by Joey Ayoub On 18 January 2014 @ 10:29 am | 2 Comments

In Digital Activism, Egypt, English, Lebanon, Middle East & North Africa, Pakistan, Photos, Quick Reads, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Turkey, Women & Gender

The question “How Should Middle Eastern Women Dress in Public” posed by the University of Michigan [1] is attracting hilarious spoofs online. The content is so rich that an additional post to our first one [2] was necessary.

When Washington Post Max Fisher shared [3] the original image on Twitter, he wasn't expecting this response by WSJ blogger Tom Gara:

But the spoof that got the most attention was undoubtedly Karl Sharro's of KarlreMarks:

Interviewed on PRI [9], he explained his motivation:

“It's almost like putting Muslim women on a scale from 1 to 6, from being fully covered to not being covered at all, which I think is pretty absurd.”


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[1] University of Michigan: http://mevs.org/files/tmp/Tunisia_FinalReport.pdf

[2] first one: http://globalvoicesonline.org/2014/01/09/how-should-middle-eastern-women-dress-in-public/

[3] shared: https://twitter.com/Max_Fisher/status/421025793989697536/photo/1

[4] http://t.co/2AoT6ZTAYC: http://t.co/2AoT6ZTAYC

[5] pic.twitter.com/ZIYL3SgxV0: http://t.co/ZIYL3SgxV0

[6] January 9, 2014: https://twitter.com/Max_Fisher/statuses/421344258021265408

[7] pic.twitter.com/uIta80i1f8: http://t.co/uIta80i1f8

[8] January 9, 2014: https://twitter.com/KarlreMarks/statuses/421315100121657344

[9] Interviewed on PRI: http://pri.org/stories/2014-01-10/what-should-women-wear-public-depends-how-you-ask

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