feminism

Brotherhood secretary’s remarks on women spark controversy
Egypt

Brotherhood secretary’s remarks on women spark controversy

A prominent Muslim Brotherhood activist's remarks, in which she slammed the December women's march condemning military brutality against female protestors,…
In other words: Communicating feminism
Books

In other words: Communicating feminism

The Egyptian feminist organization, the Women and Memory Forum (WMF), published the first volume in their series of feminist translations, “Reader…
Women’s groups relaunch Egyptian Feminist Union
Egypt

Women’s groups relaunch Egyptian Feminist Union

Egyptian women’s organizations announced Saturday the reestablishment of the Egyptian Feminist Union, a group that dates back to 1923 when…
Arab Women’s Association forms political party
Egypt

Arab Women’s Association forms political party

The Arab Women's Association submitted an application on Sunday for the formation of a political party, to be named the…
Islamists threaten to roll back legal gains for women
Egypt

Islamists threaten to roll back legal gains for women

Ahmed Abubaker, a 35-year-old teacher has little interest in politics and barely followed the developments of the Egyptian revolution. But…
Egyptian women protect rights from Islamist groups
Egypt

Egyptian women protect rights from Islamist groups

Feminists dismayed that Egypt's revolution is failing to advance their cause are trying to rally disparate women's groups to defend…
Egypt’s female authors write history, and their future
Books

Egypt’s female authors write history, and their future

Modern Egyptian feminism has taken many forms: religious and secular, public and private. One strand was born during the nationalist…
Egyptian revolution sidelining women?
Opinion

Egyptian revolution sidelining women?

One hundred years ago, more than a million people marched in streets across Europe on the first International Women’s Day.…
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