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Veiled women in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Photo by: REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser
TV shows TARGETING women Al-Hayat, London, March 2
Most television shows targeting women or segments on women in programs on the Arabic channels see the women from one angle, says Rasim al-Madhoun.

These shows only care about appearance, he says, and offer information about clothes, makeup and staying in shape. These details are important to women and society, but the focus on appearance makes us forget the other roles of women.



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