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Arab Women And Men Are Posting Selfies With Hastags To Fight Stereotypes

Every culture has its fair share of standards and stereotypes. But getting past those standards is what changes the course of a society. Arab women are using hashtags, including #TheHabibatiTag on social media websites like Twitter and Facebook to prove that beauty is nothing without admiration.This is not only limited to women, but men and gay also tweeted to show that the story is yet to be told. 

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Arab Women And Men Are Posting Selfies With Hastags To Fight Stereotypes

Arab Women And Men Are Posting Selfies With Hastags To Fight Stereotypes

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#TheHabibatiTag

#TheHabibatiTag

#TheHabibatiTag was started by twitter user Sarah Mahmoud and three of her friends. The hashtag got popular soon, and people started sharing their selfies. Each showed off their cultural heritage with great pride.

#1 Habibati is a term for love and affection among the Arabic speaking women.

#1 Habibati is a term for love and affection among the Arabic speaking women.

#2 By using this tag, people from Arab countries, middle east and North Africa have shown that Beauty is not limited to western standards.

#2 By using this tag, people from Arab countries, middle east and North Africa have shown that Beauty is not limited to western standards.

#3 Here's more from the beautiful damsels.

#3 Here's more from the beautiful damsels.

Mahmoud said, "The only representation we get as Middle Easterners and North Africans in the media is when an act of hate or terror occurs."- Speaking to BBC news.

#4 The issue of wearing Hijabs has also been raised

#4 The issue of wearing Hijabs has also been raised

"Growing up I never saw a woman who looked like me on TV," she said. "And because of that, I felt like I wasn't beautiful."

#5 Hats off to these inspiring women.

#5 Hats off to these inspiring women.

#6 The word 'Stereotype' is not in their dictionary.

#6 The word 'Stereotype' is not in their dictionary.

We wish you all the best!

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