#Egypt

  • Article: I Made a Film About FGM for the UN. Here's What I Learned About Community, Survival, and Sense of Self.
    Girls & Women

    I Made a Film About FGM for the UN. Here's What I Learned About Community, Survival, and Sense of Self.

    July 22, 2019

    Sara Elgamal’s film tells the story of three women leading the fight against FGM in Ethiopia. Read more

  • Article: A 'Game-Changing' New Trade Deal Could Boost Africa's Economy by $3.4 Trillion
    Finance & Innovation

    A 'Game-Changing' New Trade Deal Could Boost Africa's Economy by $3.4 Trillion

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|July 9, 2019

    This is the biggest economic deal created since the World Trade Organization was launched in 1994. Read more

  • Article: African Nations Must Enforce Progressive Family Laws to Protect Women & Girls, Say Campaigners
    Girls & Women

    African Nations Must Enforce Progressive Family Laws to Protect Women & Girls, Say Campaigners

    July 3, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many nations have progressive family laws but they’re not enforced. Read more

  • Article: Egyptian Hospitals to Give Blue Ribbons to Parents Who Say 'No' to FGM
    Girls & Women

    Egyptian Hospitals to Give Blue Ribbons to Parents Who Say 'No' to FGM

    Feb. 6, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Parents will receive the badges after signing a pledge that they will not have their daughters cut. Read more

  • Article: Egyptian Universities Allow Couple Expelled for Hugging to Return
    Education

    Egyptian Universities Allow Couple Expelled for Hugging to Return

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 17, 2019

    But now they’re missing out on exams. Read more

  • Article: Egyptian Women Influenced by #MeToo Are Finally Speaking Out Against Harassment
    Girls & Women

    Egyptian Women Influenced by #MeToo Are Finally Speaking Out Against Harassment

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 26, 2018

    They still fear legal consequences and backlash. Read more

  • 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