Laila is a symbol used by bloggers for females. The 9th of September is the anniversary of the blogging campaign by mainly the Egyptian blogosphere with the contribution from other bloggers as well, with some reflections even in the western blogosphere
Anyway, for me I consider it as a try for defending and calling for women rights. Well I consider it as a kind of virtual feminist activism. In my world, the Arab world, I don’t like feminist activism that much for several reasons. Maybe for the bad history of the official governmental feminist activity. As they never look for example for the abuse done by the police force against many women, be it physical abuse or sexual abuse. Police use women as a reguler practice to get their men when they are among suspects by very humuliating methods, like walking with them naked in the streets and raping them to force their men to go to the police force or to confess about committing crimes they are entirely not related to it. So what I think is that, females and males in our society are under the same sun, under the same type of injustice, intolerance and oppression.
I’m with the freedom and human rights of all, not specifically women.