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Womens Rights Egypt

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.

WATCH: Man Dressed Up As Woman Is Harassed In Streets Of Cairo

AP | SARAH EL DEEB | Posted 05.10.2013 | World

CAIRO -- Waleed Hammad dressed conservatively for his secret mission into the world of sexual harassment and abuse on the streets of Cairo, donning a ...

Female Reporter 'Savagely Attacked' In Cairo

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 12.20.2012 | Media

PARIS — A correspondent for France 24 TV was "savagely attacked" near Cairo's Tahrir Square after being seized by a crowd, the network said Satu...

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.

Some Arab Women Find New Lives As Flight Attendants In The Gulf

nytimes.com | KATHERINE ZOEPF | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Marwa Abdel Aziz Fathi giggled self-consciously as she looked down at the new wing-shaped brooch on the left breast...