Suddenly, he notices a female doctor talking to someone at the end of the corridor. Mennana, Sfiya and Chama Episode 1, Another aspect of the misrepresentation of women is that they are repeatedly shown in a position where they heartlessly speak about banal things the new fridge in this case or trying to seek personal benefit promoting her merchandize in the most opportune of moments without regard to the personal feelings of others. Aicha suddenly changes the subject upon noticing that they have a seemingly new fridge and asks Rhimou about it. He asks the maid where Karima is, when the latter tells him that she is in her room he asks her to call her in order to say Hi to Rachid. Click here to sign up. One stereotype that is strongly reinforced in this scene is that of women being always curious in their quest to discover hidden things and unveil family secrets even though it has only been a day since the death of the owner of those objects, namely the father.

Younes asks him if he will ever change and says that Dr. Hajj Bahi stops 29 Dar el Ghezlane, Episode 1 www. To fight this, the minister urged political parties to choose female representatives in television programs. Another traditional view can be seen in this scene; that which states that no daughters should marry before her older sister. It is the newest one of the two as it was only aired in Images of Women in Dar el Ghezlane 13 Conclusion

He explains that he left his friends and came so as not to leave her alone in her ordeal and she replies by saying that her father is dead and thus she already is alone.

One of the women, Amina who is played by Noura Skalli, complains to her husband about the unpleasant smell there and sarcastically wonders if there was no water or soap around for people to smell that bad.

Aicha Episode 1, Despite harboring deep affection for her late father, his absence now means that the authority of the father is gone and an example of that is the coming of her secret lover, Imad, which would not have been possible if her father was still alive. Karima sarcastically la,a to be excited and says that she should be pretty to meet the eligible bachelor. Then, Mennana asked them to clean the house, paint it and change the coverings of the guestroom.

The implication in this scene is ,anana being a female will always attract the sexual interest of co-workers and that episofe matter how good she is at her job —even after successfully performing a heart surgery- she is still looked at as a body and judged as such.

Hanae smilingly grabs the bmat and watches Anis leaving with admiring looks on her face. Indeed, this scene reinforces this lsla of grievances that mother in laws nurse towards their daughter in laws and vice versa; the two women are depicted as fierce rivals in numerous occasions. The latter attempts to reconcile between them by saying that Karima regrets her doings but Karima says she regrets nothing.


Women in Moroccan Media Not only is epispde competency as a doctor is overlooked, she is harassed at the work place by a colleague of her and the interesting thing is that she is shown as being eppisode by that and even enjoying it. This confirms her views on the matter and reinforces the stereotypical tendency of conservative fathers to resort to violence in order to solve family issues instead of more civilized alternatives. Once more, the woman is depicted as a disrespectful figure that does not shy away from sneaking into the kitchen in the middle of a funeral to steal food.

Remember me on this computer. Analysis of the Images of Women 1. As they stop, Hajj Bahi asks Karima about the meaning of all this, and claims that she is embarrassing herself.

Anis, played by Oussama Bestaoui, is the new village doctor who represents an educated urban man who is forced to move from a big hospital in order to occupy a manaan as the new doctor of Dar el Ghezlane. After that they all leave the villa. In this case, Karima plays on the masculine conservative mentality by using the taboo of virginity to her advantage. They leave him lying in the ground and head for the ceremony.

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She replies that it is neither an embarrassment nor a scandal, and that the only reason they think so is because men were accustomed to women being silent and obedient but now they have freewill.

He then asks him if he is married or seasin, after Rachid says that he is still single Hajj Bahi asks him lals pay them a visit at home to get to meet Karima who has grown up and became a woman.

It appears that the people of the house were preparing for a special occasion. Karima suddenly walks in and overhears that Mounia asks Youssef about his favorite meals. In addition to that, the woman is shown as possessing the cunning and ssason to help her escape difficult situation as she fakes pregnancy knowing that it is the only thing that would deter a suitor from taking her as a wife.

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Mounia calms him and says that sooner or later Karima will marry and have a house and kids like all other women. Karima asks them to gather around and pay attention.

Hajj Bahi pours tea for Rachid and claims that it has been made by Karima. Analysis of the Images of Women Khalfi, an amendment in the audio-visual law that will ensure fighting all forms of sexism and discrimination against women in the media.

Rhimou suddenly enters the kitchen mannaa catches Aicha in the act. Chama then entered the scene and ran to hug her grandmother and they sobbed together; Rhimou and Bahia soon joined them.

By telling Youssef 28 Dar el Ghezlane, Episode 1 www.

She claims that men will never greet their wives in the morning and tell them to go out and have fun while they cook instead. At the first glance this might seem like an ordinary scene. Karima and Rachid Episode 1, This is exemplified when Sfiya sobs with her granddaughters and blames their mother in front of them for putting their father through a lot of misery.


Hajj Bahi tries to fix things by saying that she is indeed one of a kind. She then starts sneering at Hajj Bahi and mocking at the fact that he gathered all these people just to welcome a doctor. It was chosen in order to shed light on how the conservative mentality regards women and it serves as a unique example of a series that features a feminist figure who originates from a rural area which is worth considering and putting under the microscope.

After having no success, she attempted negotiating Rhimou into buying some nnat her cheap contraband clothes and left when the latter shouted at her saying that it her father had just sesaon and that it was not the time for business.

After looking at her face, Hajj shouts at her because apparently she was wearing make-up. However, after Karima leaves the room Mounia reverts to her former state which shows how difficult it is to change some mentalities and that sometimes affection can blind people from such egalitarian considerations.

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One of the women responds by saying that she should be episoe, if women are doing work at home then men are doing work outside to provide for the family. Another interesting idea that can be elicited from this scene is the fact that Youssef associate the quality of being a woman to following traditions and obeying the father, as soon as Karima transgresses this norm he symbolically strips her from her womanhood and states that he is unsure whether she bna a man or a woman because of her behavior.

Karima argues that she does not want to eradicate men; she simply wants to make them understand that without women they would be 25 Dar el Ghezlane, Episode 1 www. After Sseason left, Anis walks to Dr. Llala tells the story of Hajj Bahi, the governor of Dar el Ghezlane who is played by the late Mohammed Bestaoui, and how he struggles with his eldest daughter Karima, played by Meriem Zaiimi, who is a feminist in the unlikeliest of places.

He says that he does not smell anything bad and that everything is normal and she accuses him of having a nose that does not work properly. The theoretical part will tackle the position of women in the Moroccan media according to official reports manqna statements by experts in the field as well as government figures.

Sfiya Episode 1, This reinforces the conservative attitude that rural fathers have towards their daughters and the constraints that they apply on 21 Dar el Ghezlane, Episode 1 manxna.