Washington Post Article: ‘Muslim Women,’ Sans Context

By Jessica Dawson
Special to The Washington Post

“Muslim Women in Germany,” a new photography exhibition soon to reopen at the Goethe-Institut, proves much less straightforward than its simple title suggests.

Upward of 3 million Muslims live in Germany; more than 2 million of them are Turks. Many are guest workers who arrived in the 1960s (hired to do menial jobs the Germans wouldn’t) and their children and grandchildren.

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PHOTO: Jordis Antonia Schloesser’s photos, part of the Goethe-Institut show, capture Muslim women protesting in Germany. Copyright Jordis Antonia Schloesser — Ostkreuz Photo Agency

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