“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
In late November 2013, Egyptian police rounded up 14 female activists in downtown Cairo, including three prominent wo
By: Kaci Racelma for Al-Monitor Posted on October 10.
This first widespread governmental study on sexual harassment in Egypt has revealed that an astounding 99.3 per cent
Egyptian women are livid after an advisor to President Mohamed Morsi said that statistics on sexual harassment and se
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
Wartime rape is a persistent and brutal aspect of conflict, whether during or in the aftermath of hostilities.
There is an escalating pattern of physical attacks by Egyptian military and police officers against women and male pr
Egyptian women protesters “are being attacked, stripped and beaten in the streets” by security forces, a
At this juncture in human history, women and girls who have lived under some of the most repressive regimes might be
The Voice of Libyan Women (VLW) was initially founded in August 2011 as a result of the February 17 Revolution which
Moved by the sufferings, human rights violantions and inhuman conditions reigning in their country, the National Unio
As the youth-led Freedom Movement of 2011 spreads rapidly across the Middle East and around the world, one can only w
It's a problem nearly every woman in the Egyptian capital has experienced — leering, whistles, groping or other
Both International Women's Day and Egyptian Women's Day take place in March.
After thirty years abroad, Amal* returned to Libya in early 2011 to join the armed uprising against Muammar Gaddafi,
It is with dismay that Women's International League for Peace and Freedom's project “MENA Agenda 1325″ le