- Published on Thursday, 31 January 2013 00:30
The Uprising Of Women in the Arab World is a social media phenomenon that started as a Facebook page and grew into a blog, and additional profiles on other social networks such as Twitter. On their Facebook page, which has over 90,000 fans so far, the young group of cyber-activists who run the initiative describe themselves as “Together for fearless, free and independent women in the Arab world.” The initiative has gained support internationally from women’s rights activists, media figures, and even celebrities. The Facebook page has received thousands of photos from contributors and supporters expressing solidarity with The Uprising of Women in the Arab World. Additionally, a section on the blog enables victims of abuse and discrimination to share their experiences with readers.
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