#Egypt

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

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

    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

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

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

    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

    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

    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