women’s rights

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    In Defence of the Arab Man: An Egyptian Feminist in Germany

    By Dina Wahba When I first started studying gender I was very provoked by the position taken by Arab and Muslim feminists living in the west on feminism, Islam, women’s rights and other relevant issues. For me, they were not radical enough, almost apologetic and not outspoken against the...
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    Exposing the Horrors of Sexual Violence Against Refugees in Egypt

    Egypt is today home to 262,333 residents who are divided between 237,117 refugees, and 25,194 asylum seekers, according to the UNHCR latest statistics. Given the grave crises which force refugees out of their homes, one would assume security rests on top of the living conditions they seek. Instead, sexual...