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Egypt Women Protests

Men Assault March To End Sexual Harassment

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 08.08.2012 | World

CAIRO — A mob of hundreds of men assaulted women holding a march demanding an end to sexual harassment Friday, with the attackers overwhelming t...

The Girls of Egypt Are Here

Birute Regine | Posted 03.17.2012 | World
Birute Regine

It was exciting to finally see outrage in thousands of Egyptian women who took to the streets on January 10 to protest the beating and stripping of a female demonstrator in Tahrir Square.

Failing the Virginity Test

Nina Burleigh | Posted 03.14.2012 | World
Nina Burleigh

In Egypt, and other nations, Indonesia and Turkey among them, certainly the Gulf States, doctors or midwives are sometimes asked to perform "virginity tests" to ensure that a man is getting a bride untouched by a previous male appendage.

Egypt Slams Clinton For 'Interference In Internal Affairs'

Reuters | Posted 02.20.2012 | World

(Repeats, editing first paragraph) CAIRO, Dec 21 (Reuters) - The Egyptian foreign minister said on Wednesday that Egypt would not accept...

Jake Bialer

EXCLUSIVE: Women In Egypt Speak About Participating In Protests

HuffingtonPost.com | Jake Bialer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

"If I wasn't pregnant, I would've just stayed home." Marwa Rakha told the Huffington Post by phone, explaining her attendance of the protests in Egypt...