Tag Archives: Jan25
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.
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
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