I woke up this morning to find a twitter hash tag circulating #عاهرات_الاولمبياد which translates to “Prostitutes of the Olympics”. This hash tag is being used to vilify the only two Saudi women to participate in the Olympics. This is a personal attack. The guy who started it and a few others are using religion as an excuse for their misogynous comments. These practices are not only harmful to Saudi women they are damaging to all Arab women. This hash tag should not be used. The more people use it, even if they are condemning it, the more it is validated and endorsed.
Please help me wipe out this hash tag and replace it with
Which translates to “Saudi Olympics heroines”. Say something positive about the participation of Saudi women in they Olympics, in ANY language.