In The News

Seeing BabyFist covered in the news makes us truly happy! We wanted to share some of the positive vibes here with you. Without your support, we wouldn't have gotten here. 

 

 
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AJ+

BabyFist was honored to be interviewed by AJ+ for our work with clothing for a cause. Take a look behind the scenes at how BabyFist got its start, why we do what we do, and how we got here.

Watch the video here.

 
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i-D Magazine (Vice)

"After moving from her hometown in North Carolina to her family homeland in Ramallah, the rampant street harassment Yasmeen suddenly experienced inspired her to create a community where Palestinian women and Arab women around the world could talk about the taboo topics influencing their daily lives."

Read the article here

 
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BBC The World

Check out a radio interview with Marco Werman, host of The World. Airing on NPR, the interview takes a look at Not Your Habibti in the context of #MeToo. Read the accompanying article written in beautiful detail by Anna Miller. 

Listen and read here.

 
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BBC Arabic

Not Your Habibti is a project created by BabyFist's founder, Yasmeen, to document stories of street and sexual harassment in Palestine. She set up a typewrite in Clock Circle in Ramallah and took down tens of stories. BBC covered her project for BBC's 100 Women of 2017. 

Watch the video here.

 
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Scene Arabia 

“I wanted to create a network of support, a family of women who would lift each other up in the midst of issues we were all terrified to speak up about..."

Read the article here. 

 
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Muftah

Read about the #NotYourHabibti in the context of a variety of feminisms all over the world. And find out about BabyFist's upcoming projects.

Read the article here. 

 

 
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Palestine Monitor

Read about the #NotYourHabibti in the context of a variety of feminisms all over the world. And find out about BabyFist's upcoming projects.

Read the article here. 

 
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Al Monitor

We were honored to have been interviewed by and featured on Al Monitor for Not Your Habibti, the street project which aims to document stories of street harassment via typewriter. 

Read the article here.

 
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Palestinians Podcast

"In this episode of Palestinians Podcast, we hear from Baby Fist founder and Not Your Habibti activist Yasmeen Mjalli. In this first ever live episode of Palestinians Podcast, host Nadia Abuelezam discusses issues related to sexual harassment and female empowerment in Palestine and the rest of the Arab world."

Watch the episode here.

 
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Al Jazeera 

BabyFist was honored to be interviewed by Al Jazeera for our work with clothing for a cause. Take a look behind the scenes.

Watch the video here.

 
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Petrie Inventory

"It was so shocking because with the #MeToo movement being so prevalent, it was surprising that the US was one of the most “uptight” and terrified places. Harvard was especially tough. I was there with my typewriter and only two people talked to me that day. It’s so easy for them to pretend that they don’t have problems especially when you’re at that level of prestige and you’re meant to be a model for the rest of the country or the academic world."

Read the full interview here. 

 
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Sabah al Khair / صباح الخير يا عرب

The BabyFist interview with Reuters was featured on MBC's صباح الخير يا عرب and explored exactly the way BabyFist works and how we got our start. 

 

 
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ABC News

Read about BabyFist's Not Your Habibti movement in the context of the occupation.

Read the article here. 

 

MILLE

 

"Mjalli is now in the midst of her latest project, The Typewriter Project—an open dialogue platform collecting the stories of women with the goal of tackling taboos in Arab societies.

Read the article here.

 
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StarTribune

Read about the Not Your Habibti movement in the context of the #MeToo and within the occupation. 

Read the article.

 
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TRT World

We went behind the scenes and into Yasmeen's art studio to take a look at the process behind bringing her designs to life. 

Watch the video here

 
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Haaretz

A story exploring BabyFist as a response to gender-based issues in Palestine and within the Arab world.

Read the article here. 

 
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The Herald Sun

Read about the Not Your Habibti typewriter project from the perspective of legislation on women's rights in Palestine. 

Read the article here.