Ruby Hamad "We are in difficult situations. We can't even go back to where we came from, and these hard circumstances of make things worse for our kids."
Ruby Hamad "There is time in a long life to try many different things. It's OK to take your time," Ruby Hamad writes.
Sex and shame
Ruby Hamad Ruby Hamad examines the link between child sex abuse and the demonisation of women's sexuality.
Ruby Hamad What made these journalists think they could do this, and get away with it? Ruby Hamad thinks western entitlement played a part.
Right to choose
Ruby Hamad Feminism is a broad church, one in which we disagree on many issues. But this is one thing on which we must agree, writes Ruby Hamad.
Ruby Hamad Ruby Hamad on what the Logies brouhaha tells about Australia's underlying racism.
Ruby Hamad So accustomed are we to seeing today's conflicts framed as the West versus Islam, we easily overlook the real nature of war and terror, writes Ruby Hamad.
Ruby Hamad To put an end to this ugly crime, we need to understand the context in which it occurs.
Ruby Hamad "I have returned to Lebanon for the first time since my family fled the civil war in 1977 to meet people trapped in a predicament that could just as well have been my own," writes Ruby Hamad.
All About Women
Ruby Hamad Ruby Hamad chaired two sessions at Sydney Opera House's 'All About Women' festival on Sunday, and she was dismayed by the absence of men the crowd.
Ruby Hamad Ruby Hamad on the difficult task of opening up a space within migrant communities for women to find autonomy and voice dissent.
Ruby Hamad Not only will very few people admit to to hating women, many of those who do so don't even realise it, writes Ruby Hamad.
White male narrative
Ruby Hamad Stories like 'To Kill A Mockingbird' and '12 Angry Men' no longer hold a mirror to society, writes Ruby Hamad.
Ruby Hamad For some time, researchers have thought so. But a new study indicates it's not so simple, writes Ruby Hamad.
Ruby Hamad You cannot divorce the success of British colonialism from its atrocities, writes Ruby Hamad.
Ruby Hamad Nine feminist issues ranked in descending order of importance to the Australian government.
Ruby Hamad No national holiday can be a cause for unbridled celebration when it hinges on erasing the reality of a violent past.
Ruby Hamad Unfortunately, "vegan celebrity" Durian Rider's toxic views on DV are just the tip of the iceberg of ill-informed, dangerous attitudes prevalent amongst the movement.
Ruby Hamad Christmas is upon us - and to mark the occasion the Dutch Embassy employed three men in blackface to hand out gifts to children.
Ruby Hamad It's been a remarkable year for feminism - in Australia and globally. Here are some examples of feminism happening in far-flung places you least expect it.