Posts by: Aya Chebbi

No Woman No Cry

By Aya Chebbi    “No Woman, No Cry” is the famous reggae song of Bob Marley and The Wailers. The original title of the song  is “No Woman, Nuh Cry”. In Jamaica tongue “nuh” is the shorter vowel sound for “no”, and corresponds to the short form “don’t”. The song…

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Assassination – The Extreme Form of Censorship

By Aya Chebbi, Tunisia I was once asked by the American freshmen students during the Arabic Cultural Hour: “Do people in Tunisia live peacefully with each other”. My answer was: “We do because we have been raised on a culture of tolerance and solidarity.” I even gave examples of how…

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Voice of African Women – 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence Campaign

By Aya Chebbi I made this video to contribute to 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, a worldwide campaign against gender-based violence that runs from 25th of November to 10th of December. This video is a message from inspiring young African women that I had the chance and honor…

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