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Arab women's group 'Khateera' dares to defy, one narrative at a time

Khateera’s content ranges from misconceptions about women’s intelligence in society and women's unpaid labor, to heavier topics such as sexual rights and honor killings, toxic masculinity and the shame around periods in Middle East society. 
A sneak peak from season two of Khateera’s Smatouha Menni which is expected to release in March 2023.

DUBAI — The Arab women-run media outlet Khateera, which is the feminine form of the word "dangerous," says that it's creating what’s lacking in the region: Arabic media content for women that is progressive, authentic and purpose-driven on mainstream media platforms.

The platform’s flagship program is "Smatouha Menni," or "You Heard it from Me." It is a one-woman show on Khateera’s YouTube channel starring Maria, who presents facts but also offers comic relief as she addresses topics not commonly discussed in the Arabic-language news. 

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