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What Is Next for Egypt's Women?

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 09.06.2013 | World
Arzu Kaya Uranli

We don't know yet what is coming next in Egypt. But we all know that true democracy can only be possible in a society where women are safe in public and when women's rights are in effect.

Lessons From the 2012 Women's Global Forum: Day One

Elinor Steele | Posted 12.17.2012 | Impact
Elinor Steele

Women in the world today have the ability to be a part of things that not even a few years ago would have been unheard of.

Women and the Arab Spring

Melanne Verveer | Posted 07.03.2012 | World
Melanne Verveer

Real and lasting change will take time, so we must take advantage of every opportunity to work with our allies to hold to the path to democracy and inclusiveness. We must support national voices calling for women's inclusion and empowerment.

Empowering Egyptian Women Through Music

Cynthia P. Schneider | Posted 05.26.2012 | Impact
Cynthia P. Schneider

The U.S. Embassy in Cairo, specifically cultural attaché Michael Hankey and his team, "get it." In this time of uncertainty and change, they have developed an innovative program that delivers something young Egyptian women want: a platform to leverage their own voices.

Jake Bialer

EXCLUSIVE: Women In Egypt Speak About Participating In Protests | 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...