Girls: Why Religious Men Fear You

by Rachel Gertz

Soraya Chemaly’s blood pours from her heart right through the words in this article. Her ferocity and courage tell us—all of us—that it is fear of a woman’s power that causes religious men to keep attacking her freedoms, trying to control her body, and trying to subjugate her. This article will tear a hole through any argument you’ve heard religious men make about women’s rights. It is by “remaining strong, able, confident and even shameless” that we will restore balance to a world where women are more than fifty percent of the population and yet a tenth of its representation.

“If you were not powerful, they would not take you so seriously and they take you very, very seriously. You should, too. You can set the world on fire.” —Soraya Chemaly

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