Haifaa al-Mansour Essays
Social Identity and Female Empowerment in 'The Journey of Ibn Fattouma' and 'Wadijda' College
In the Arab World, women’s rights, gender equality, and feminism have always been a concept that is challenging to the authorities of the society and the social norms established under the Islam and the Arab culture. Although there has been the...
Wadjda: A Portrayal of Women’s Struggle in a Misogynistic Society 10th Grade
The film Wadjda directed and written by Haifaa Al Mansour explores the cultural orders that perpetuate gender segregation in Saudi Arabia. The film achieves this by following the experiences of an ambitious young Saudi girl, Wadjda, who questions...