Shoshana Devora

A new sexual revolution?

Shoshana Devora reviews Mona Eltahawy’s book, Headscarves and Hymens, and finds it a brave and important insight into the injustice and oppression still experienced by many women in the Middle East...

Spring singing

Although a fan of progressive production company Mama Quilla, Shoshana Devora is disappointed by a fairly superficial account of women in the Arab Spring from The Singing Stones ...
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A female Pope

Pope Joan tells a medieval story of rising through the Catholic Church's ranks by presenting as a man. Shoshana Devora struggles to find depth in this play and is confused by the characterisation ...
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Focusing on women

A new photography exhibition attempts to highlight the roles of women and society's messages to them. Shoshana Devora finds Dorothy Bohm's work is sadly spot on ...