Youth Essays on Gendered Islamophobia
Salma Naji proclaims in this essay how she refuses to accept that patriarchal society and Islamophobic practices have won. She highlights how despite the subscription of some media outlets to Islamophobic and gender prejudices, the movements to end with gendered Islamophobia continue.
Naji is a student of political science at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels. She published her first detective novel at the age of 18 with “Éditions Parisiennes du Panthéon” and was a semi-finalist in the national eloquence competition for two consecutive years. In the framework of her MA thesis, she is exploring the issue of nationalism in Côte d’Ivoire. Throughout her professional life, Salma aims to contribute to a more peaceful and fairer world environment and the defence of minority rights.