'Experiences that were normal to us sound positively antediluvian to outside ears; after all, it’s only now that I shiver at the idea of teachers tracking my period.'
Aicha Marhfour is a freelance writer based in Melbourne and was a 2015 Wheeler Centre Hot Desk fellow. During her fellowship, Aicha worked on The Good Muslim Girl's Guidebook, a memoir examining of the challenges facing young Muslim girls in the Western world.
In this extract, Aicha explores a recent controversy in Melbourne around competitive sport for female high-school students.
What'd you think?