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PA's bizarre idea of feminism: women should be praised because behind every terrorist “stands a lauded woman”

Excerpt of a column by Muwaffaq Matar, Fatah Revolutionary Council member and regular columnist for the official PA daily

 

Headline: “They are three fourths of the society”

 

 

 

 

“The [matriculation] exams are one of the forms of justice for students of the two genders, who are at the same level of studies and in the same age bracket… Therefore, we can view the [test] results as a criterion for gauging a person’s capabilities, whether they are male or female…

 

The rate of female students who succeeded in the high school final exams and the fact that they lead their male counterparts in the first ten places (i.e., the ten students with the highest grade averages) debunked all the claims of those sounding the expression: ‘Women are mentally and religiously inferior,’ and those who say that a woman’s place is in the home…

 

Alaa Abu Awad, Diala Andonia, Mais Bani Odeh, and Majd Al-Malki are four young engineers. As we see, three of the group are women. They participated in an international competition… and their project that deals with rehabilitating the Beirut Port won… They reached first place out of 24 projects from 13 states.

 

In terms of justice and equality, they are half of the society, but in terms of the general exam results, and specifically the national [results], they are three fourths of the society, as behind every fighter, Martyr, or prisoner stands a lauded woman.”