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Lebanese Blogger Spoofs Study on Middle Eastern Women's Clothing

Categories: Middle East & North Africa, Egypt, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Turkey, Digital Activism, Women & Gender

The question “How Should Middle Eastern Women Dress in Public” posed by the University of Michigan [1] is attracting hilarious spoofs online. The content is so rich that an additional post to our first one [2] was necessary.

When Washington Post Max Fisher shared [3] the original image on Twitter, he wasn't expecting this response by WSJ blogger Tom Gara:

But the spoof that got the most attention was undoubtedly Karl Sharro's of KarlreMarks:

Interviewed on PRI [9], he explained his motivation:

“It's almost like putting Muslim women on a scale from 1 to 6, from being fully covered to not being covered at all, which I think is pretty absurd.”