Women Lead the Way Against Islamophobia, xenophobia (On Middle East Eye)

NEW YORK - In the United States, Islamophobic and anti-Arab sentiments have risen to their highest levels since 9/11. Faced with a swell of hate crimes, harassment and hostile political rhetoric, many Muslims and Arabs are resisting the tide. And as more members of these communities mobilise against prejudice, many women are taking leading roles. - See more at: http://www.middleeasteye.net/in-depth/features/women-lead-way-against-anti-arab-islamophobic-hostility-2010017185#sthash.uuX4eSqr.dpuf