#Egypt

  • Article: This Egyptian Woman Talked About Pregnancy on TV. She Now Faces Prison
    Girls & Women

    This Egyptian Woman Talked About Pregnancy on TV. She Now Faces Prison

    By Phineas Rueckert|Nov. 3, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Does the punishment fit the crime? Read more

  • Article: An Egyptian Lawyer Said It’s a ‘Duty to Rape’ Women in Revealing Clothes and People Are Outraged
    Girls & Women

    An Egyptian Lawyer Said It’s a ‘Duty to Rape’ Women in Revealing Clothes and People Are Outraged

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 1, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Sexual harassment and violence against women are major issues in Egypt. Read more

  • Article: Climate Change Affected Ancient Egypt, Too — And Led to Its Demise
    Environment

    Climate Change Affected Ancient Egypt, Too — And Led to Its Demise

    By Joe McCarthy|Oct. 18, 2017

    Building the pyramids was an extraordinary feat. But so is mitigating climate change. Read more

  • Article: Over 50 LGBT People Have Been Arrested in Both Egypt and Indonesia
    Citizenship

    Over 50 LGBT People Have Been Arrested in Both Egypt and Indonesia

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 9, 2017

    Homosexuality is not illegal in either country, yet police are arresting people in droves. Read more

  • Article: Egypt Arrested 22 People in Just 4 Days in Anti-LGBT Crackdown
    Citizenship

    Egypt Arrested 22 People in Just 4 Days in Anti-LGBT Crackdown

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 3, 2017

    Following the initial concert arrests, the country has ramped up its crackdown. Read more

  • Article: Fans Arrested at a Concert in Egypt After Raising Rainbow Flag
    Citizenship

    Fans Arrested at a Concert in Egypt After Raising Rainbow Flag

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 27, 2017

    Egypt has no anti-gay laws on the books, but regularly arrests LGBT people on other charges. Read more

  • Article: 11 Ongoing Tragedies That the World Has Forgotten But We All Need to Remember
    Citizenship

    11 Ongoing Tragedies That the World Has Forgotten But We All Need to Remember

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Aug. 30, 2017

    Wars, natural disasters, and crackdowns. Read more

  • Article: These Cousins, Aged 4 and 7, Are Now Engaged in Egypt
    Girls & Women

    These Cousins, Aged 4 and 7, Are Now Engaged in Egypt

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 9, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    In Egypt, 17% of girls get married before the age of 18. Read more