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gender and labor
13 min read
Gendered Labor and Structural Violence: The case of women farmworkers in Tunisia
| The deaths sparked a national outcry in a country often thought of as a pioneer in women’s rights.
4 February 2020
3 min read
Gender and Labor: An open call
The deadline for pitches or initial drafts is October 3, 2019.
2 September 2019
Egyptian football players
15 min read
Pride of the Arabs: Mo, morality, and memes
| Did you know that Mo Salah is made of “0% fat, 0% grease, 100% morals?” Did you know that the real
26 June 2019
18 min read
Would you hire a female plumber?
| Um Bassem, a plumber in Cairo, has challenged the rules about women working in male-dominated fields
15 December 2017
International Women's Day 2017
24 min read
A-Z of progress and setbacks for Egyptian women between two international women’s days
On International Women’s Day, an A-Z of the past year in Egypt
8 March 2017
6 min read
11 sentenced to 3-12 years in prison for homosexuality
| The Agouza Criminal Court has sentenced 11 people to prison terms ranging between three and 12 years
29 April 2016
Education and Scientific Research Committee
14 min read
A-Z of progress and setbacks for Egyptian women this year
| On International Women’s Day, here is Mada Masr’s A-Z of the experiences and challenges
8 March 2016
9 min read
Let our girls join our army: Egypt’s aspiring military women
| “We have given up our feminine clothes for the military uniform,” read two large banners held up
28 May 2015
1 min read
Egyptian women: Between education, livelihoods and abuse
| 99.3% of Egyptian women experience sexual harassment. 82.6% say they feel unsafe in the street.
27 March 2015
The March of women: here and there, then and now
“I still struggle with visuals of my rape. I recall the words he used to break my soul and, although
21 March 2015
4 min read
Give Mom Back Her Name ad wins Glass Lion at Cannes festival
24 June 2015
2 min read
Egypt ranks 129th in World Economic Forum gender report
20 April 2015
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