Tag Archives: Jan25

Operation Anti-Sexual Harassment: Working to make Tahrir a safe space for all

Egypt Independent Op-Ed about sexual assault in Tahrir on the second anniversary of January 25 and how Operation Anti-Sexual Harassment (follow on Twitter @OpAntiSH) is trying to help.  

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Shorouk op-ed on justice for women

Hania Sholkamy’s op-ed was published in today’s El-Shorouk paper: The People Want Equity for Women Summary (courtesy of my wonderful colleague Heba Gowayed): Sholkamy begins by describing the scene in Tahrir square, where men and women stood side by side … Continue reading

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Why should we march?

Here is an nice piece written by Rou el Shimi about legal and political barriers to women’s full participation in these spheres of life in Egypt:¬†http://rowanelshimi.wordpress.com/2011/03/06/what-women-want-in-new-egypt/ I particularly like her response to a comment about the use of Sharia law. … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Days!

Lots of good links! An op-ed piece by Hania Sholkamy in Al Ahram online (English) about women’s empowerment in the revolution. Sawt el Niswa has been putting up pieces like Women of the Egyptian Revolution, an extensive compilation of women … Continue reading

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