Our Women On The Ground: Arab women reporting on conflicts in their own backyards

At the Ramsis metro station, women usually prefer to use the ladies metro cars for fear of being harassed. (Photo by Eman Helal, one of the female journalists in Zahra Hankir's anthology.

Lebanese-British journalist Zahra Hankir was covering waves of protests across the Middle East and North Africa for Bloomberg in London. Like many, she was inspired by the developments unfolding across the region, but baffled by the minimal attention…