A New Year has started: Persistent Wounds are still undermining Women’s Empowerment

The horizon of 2017 (The Year of Women in Egypt) had been defeated, and we still have deep wounds, which persist for another year, looming over to increase the misery of the Egyptian woman, while KSA has loosened the strict grip on women, allowing Saudi إقرأ المزيد

Women in Ramadan 2017: fragile and dependent Characters are dominating the TV Scene

“Disturbing” is the word described by the actress, Jessica Chastain, about the state of women portrayed in the films of the Cannes film festival 2017, as the Guardian article revealed, because such films do not represent the values witnessed in the daily life of strong, إقرأ المزيد

Lagging Far Behind: Women’s economic Empowerment in Egypt

The path for women emotional independence is hindered by corporate hurdles in private and public sectors Egypt ranks low in gender equity compared to other countries worldwide.  The 2016 Global Gender Gap Index, which measures disparities between men and women across countries, ranks Egypt at إقرأ المزيد

Women Survivors’ worst nightmare: Forced Marriage To Rapists

Perhaps a good title for this article’s theme will be “sleeping with the enemy”, named after a film of the same name starring Julia Roberts in 1991. The film’s plot is a strong reminiscent of the “victim’s marriage to her rapist” concept, for having ” إقرأ المزيد

Women’s Graffiti in Post-January 25 Egypt.. A Feminist Revolution On The Walls

Painting on the walls or the graffiti art, played a significant role after the 25th of January revolution on both levels, the freedom of expression and changing how the people think about some matters especially those related to women. The Graffiti served a great feminist إقرأ المزيد

A New Year is Coming and Egypt Still plagued by Brutal Misogyny and Machismo

2016 will bid us a farewell in the forthcoming days without any conclusive solutions in the foreseen horizon regarding deep feminist issues such as Domestic violence, marital rape, female illiteracy and deprivation of women’s inheritance in Upper Egypt. When we look back on 2016, we إقرأ المزيد

The Egyptian Women as a cinematic figure and her status in Film industry since 1920 and till now

Not many people know that the Egyptian Cinema, was pioneered by women in production and acting before “Talaat Harb” was to initiate Studio Misr in 1937. Female icons such as “Aziza Ameer” established her own film company in 1927, followed by “Assya Dagher”, “Mary Queen” إقرأ المزيد