#Egypt

  • Article: Majority of Egyptians OK With Sexual Harassment if Woman Dressed 'Provocatively': Poll
    Girls & Women

    Majority of Egyptians OK With Sexual Harassment if Woman Dressed 'Provocatively': Poll

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 23, 2018

    A recent video has ignited a debate as to whether a female’s clothing limits a man’s responsibility. Read more

  • Article: Egypt Is Building the World's Largest Solar Energy Park
    Finance & Innovation

    Egypt Is Building the World's Largest Solar Energy Park

    By Jasper Lo|July 31, 2018

    The Benban Solar Park will contain up to 41 solar plants and generate 20% of Egypt’s electricity. Read more

  • Article: These Female Parkour Players Are Breaking Barriers — and Jumping Over Them — in Egypt
    Girls & Women

    These Female Parkour Players Are Breaking Barriers — and Jumping Over Them — in Egypt

    By Daniele Selby|July 23, 2018

    Though boys and men in Cairo are often spotted playing sports outside, women rarely join. Read more

  • Article: How Brave LGBTQ Arab Activists Are Challenging Stigma in Their Everyday Lives
    Citizenship

    How Brave LGBTQ Arab Activists Are Challenging Stigma in Their Everyday Lives

    By Chris Gelardi|April 19, 2018

    A new campaign seeks to portray queer Arabs as activists rather than victims. Read more

  • Article: As Egypt Continues Its LGBTQ Crackdown, Activists Say Media Can Help
    Citizenship

    As Egypt Continues Its LGBTQ Crackdown, Activists Say Media Can Help

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 8, 2017

    This year has been great for LGBTQ rights in some countries, but challenging for others. Read more

  • Article: Over 230 People Killed in Bomb and Gun Attack on an Egypt Mosque
    Citizenship

    Over 230 People Killed in Bomb and Gun Attack on an Egypt Mosque

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 24, 2017

    Dozens more are reported to have been wounded. Read more

  • 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