25th of April: Sinai Liberation Day

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Egyptian women participated in all stages of the struggle of Egyptian people against Israeli occupation, starting with the tripartite aggression. Their duties ranged from helping the wounded and injured, to being trained to take up arms. Among the most famous women to take up arms were Nadia Lutfi and Tahia […]

The New Arab Man

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Sexual harassment in Egypt has reached such epidemic proportions that it has even infiltrated the campus of the country’s oldest secular university. At the heart of this plague, I have argued, are toxic, unrealistic and demeaning gender ideals and stereotypes. In recent years, and especially since the eruption of the […]

Androcentrism and Egyptian Society

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The term “masculine centrality” or so-called androcentrism is defined as the consideration of things in society and history from the point the view of absolute manhood, and this view is the fundamental theoretical point of view of the judgement on many subjects. It may be practiced consciously or unconsciously. Male […]

What is Feminism?

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Feminism is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as the recognition of women’s rights and opportunities as equal to men in various scientific and practical levels of life. If you stand for equality, you’re a feminist.