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Ebtihal Mahadeen

Ebtihal Mahadeen is a Jordanian feminist. She is interested in human rights activism and media.

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Latest posts by Ebtihal Mahadeen

14 May 2012

Jordan: Campaign Launched Against “Rape-Marriage” Law

In March of this year 16-year-old Moroccan Amina Filali committed suicide after she was forced to marry her rapist. Now Jordanians are speaking up about a 15-year-old rape victim who...

17 March 2010

Jordan: Third “Blog About Jordan” Day a Success

Jordanian bloggers marked the third Blog About Jordan day on March 12th. As was the case in previous years, the cyber event was organized by U.S.-based Jordanian blogger Qwaider. Ebtihal...

26 January 2010

Jordan: Tweeps Celebrate their Country

In an initiative that was adopted by tweeps from other Arab countries, Jordanian users of micro-blogging site Twitter created and maintained a hashtag that celebrates the top 50 things they...

17 January 2010

Jordan: Bloggers Take On Controversial Court Ruling

Following the recent Jordanian Cessation Court’s decision to subject electronic websites to the Press and Publication Law, the Jordanian web has been overflowing with reactions to the court ruling which...

11 April 2009

Jordan: Community Work Changing Lives

In a heartwarming story from Jordan, Sha3teely blogs about his local community's efforts to help a visually impaired street vendor. Ebtihal Mahadeen brings us the story.

14 March 2009

Jordan: Bloggers Come Together in Celebration

Jordanian bloggers came together to mark the second Blog About Jordan Day on March 12, an initiative started in 2008 by Qwaider. Jordanian and expat bloggers wrote about Jordan's perks...

12 March 2009

Jordan: Blog About Jordan Day Approaches

Blog About Jordan Day, an initiative started in 2008 by blogger Qwaider, has begun. The day designated for all bloggers, Jordanian or not, to write about Jordan in any shape...

5 January 2009

Jordan: The Gaza Connection

As Israel continues its attack on Gaza, Jordanian bloggers move beyond condemning the violence and translate their words and feelings into action. Ebtihal Mahadeen brings us the story.

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