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Meet The Women Leading The Roller Derby Revival In Egypt, Challenging Perceptions Of Arab Women

Meet The Women Leading The Roller Derby Revival In Egypt, Challenging Perceptions Of Arab Women

If there’s a story about female empowerment through sport, especially when it is about breaking stereotypes or cultural barriers, you can be sure we will be covering it! Although we […]

March 13, 2017 ×
Egyptian Feminist Author Mona Eltahawy Explains Why Feminism Should Not Be A Threat To Men

Egyptian Feminist Author Mona Eltahawy Explains Why Feminism Should Not Be A Threat To Men

One of our favorite authors is Egyptian feminist activist Mona Eltahawy, whose book ‘Headscarves and Hymens’ calls for a powerful sexual revolution in the Middle East. Sound a little scandalous? […]

February 11, 2016 ×
Egypt Announces New Courts Specifically Designed To Deal With Cases Of Abuse Against Women

Egypt Announces New Courts Specifically Designed To Deal With Cases Of Abuse Against Women

Ever since the Arab Spring began in Tunisia in 2010 and spread across the Arab world, including Egypt, where a wave of protests and demonstrations demanded change from various governments, […]

December 28, 2015 ×
Palestine’s First Female Cab Driver Is Making A Powerful Statement For Gender Equality

Palestine’s First Female Cab Driver Is Making A Powerful Statement For Gender Equality

It is certainly not the first time we have shared a story about a lone female cab driver or a female-targeted cab company looking to serve the women in a […]

November 6, 2015 ×
The Global Fight Against FGM Goes Up A Notch With New Laws In The UK & Egypt

The Global Fight Against FGM Goes Up A Notch With New Laws In The UK & Egypt

Female Genital Mutilation is one of the most horrific acts inflicted upon young girls in certain parts of the world. For those not familiar, it is the act of cutting […]

July 1, 2015 ×
UN Women Challenges Patriarchal Culture In Egypt With This Video

UN Women Challenges Patriarchal Culture In Egypt With This Video

If someone asked you what your mother’s name was, you’d have no trouble answering their question. It doesn’t seem like the type of question that should be troubling by any […]

April 21, 2015 ×
Egypt’s New President Vows To Fight Sexual Assault On Women

Egypt’s New President Vows To Fight Sexual Assault On Women

Egypt’s new president, the newly sworn-in Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has promised his nation he will protect and serve them. That includes women. That’s a pretty bold statement to make for […]

June 17, 2014 ×
Female Graffiti Artists Spreading Revolutionary Messages Of Equality In Egypt

Female Graffiti Artists Spreading Revolutionary Messages Of Equality In Egypt

When traditional methods and all else fails, get creative. This is the message a group of young artists in Egypt are sending with their peaceful protest in their country. The […]

February 26, 2014 ×
The UN Video Made To Stop Violence Against Women In Egypt

The UN Video Made To Stop Violence Against Women In Egypt

The United Nations Women organization just released this powerful public service announcement on December 9, 2013 for every woman in Egypt who is a victim of violence or abuse. The […]

December 18, 2013 ×