If we do not presently have a job opening in your area of expertise, send your resume to our Human Resource Department at hr unionleader. In addition to federal law requirements, Union Leader Corp. Because the mythologies are so pervasive, operating subtly and insidiously on the register of "common sense," Arab American feminists are often kept oriented toward correcting these common misconceptions rather than focusing on our own agendas and concerns. His concern with my personal liberation seems disingenuous in light of the fact that he fails to mention Israeli military occupation as a significant, if not the most significant, factor contributing to the subjugation of Palestinian women's rights. Jarmakani argues that because of the dominant representation of Arab women given by the Bush administration many individuals in western societies have an orientalist point of view, have Islamophobia and believe that Arab feminism cannot exist. Nadia YousaF, an Egyptian sociologist now teaching in the United States, states in a recent article on labor-force participation by women of Middle Eastern and Latin American Countries that the "Middle East reports systematically the lowest female activity rates on record" for labor. In the modern era there have also been examples of female leadership in Muslim countries, such as in Bangladesh, Pakistan and Turkey. Like the traditional orientalist image of the harem , Arab views of the contemporary western woman are also highly sexualised. Israel-Palestine conflict[ edit ] Women in Arab societies experience discrimination from the western world based upon many misconceptions and a lack of knowledge about the realities of their lives. It should be pointed out that many religious Arabs, including women, do not believe that Arab women are oppressed, but that they enjoy a different, and superior, kind of liberty. We keep resumes on file for a minimum of 90 days. Another form of opportunism is the allure of escape.