Egypt

Posted by in News on September 26, 2016

Mozn Hassan, Nazra Receive ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’

Egypt: Nazra for Feminist Studies, along with its Founder and Executive Director of Mozn Hassan, received the 2016 Right Livelihood…

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Posted by in News on March 23, 2015

Egyptian woman who has lived as man for 40 years voted ‘best mum’

Egypt: Sisa Abu Daooh took on male identity after her husband’s death in order to find employment to support her daughter.…

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Posted by in News on January 30, 2015

Crowds of women rally in Cairo to denounce death of female protester

Egypt: Dozens of women have rallied in Egypt’s capital, Cairo, to denounce the killing of a female protester and blame the…

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Posted by in News on December 5, 2014

Is Egypt ready to join growing global movement to end FGM?

FGM: With the first prosecutions under way in the UK and Guinea-Bissau, an increased focus on strengthening the law in…

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