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

On The Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM… Some Numbers tell us if we can end FGM by 2030 or not

This day marks the 14th annual International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a day borne out of Stella Obasanjo’s (the late First Lady of Nigeria) statement at the International Conference on Female circumcision in 2003 that there would be “Zero Tolerance إقرأ المزيد

Unsafe abortion in the Middle East… Numbers reveal the disastrous reality

Unsafe abortion is still prevailing in the Middle East and North Africa, and each year, thousands of women in the developing countries die and millions more are left with temporary or permanent disabilities because of unsafe abortion. In one of the WHO studies, it’s estimated 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