Posts Tagged ‘Egyptian Society’

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Ask Marwa: I am a rape survivor (Identity Magazine)

Ask Marwa: I am a rape survivor (Identity Magazine)

I know that living in a religious strict society like Egypt, I couldn’t face the world as a raped victim; I know it’s not my fault but still in our society it’s hard to be accepted. Who on earth... (Continue reading)

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HEY YOU! ARE YOU HIS SLAVE?

HEY YOU! ARE YOU HIS SLAVE?

I was reading an article about the nature of the Master/Slave relationship and I found out that most male/female relationships in Egypt – and probably in the Arab world – are a replica of Master/Slave relationships. The “female slavery contract” is... (Continue reading)

An email from a girl to all my readers

"One day you are your father's property. One day you are your husband's property. It must be difficult."... (Continue reading)

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HEY YOU! WHAT IS YOU?!

HEY YOU! WHAT IS YOU?!

Sloth is a deadly sin … cursed are those lazy whining good-for-nothing self-pitying souls! ... (Continue reading)

Do Egyptians have a natural aversion towards women?

Do Egyptians have a natural aversion towards women? Zeinobia is very unhappy with this emerging social trend, Mohaly is wondering where we are going with segregation, Diptychal wonders why they want to shut them up, and Eman Hashim is begging... (Continue reading)

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Sexually Harassed at Home!

Sexually Harassed at Home!

Sexually Harassed at Home! Wait! Do not turn the page! Do not say it will never happen to my daughter! I had to delete many parts of the story to secure the anonymity of the sender; nonetheless, the story remains horrifying!... (Continue reading)

Bikya Masr: Women judges in Egypt see back and forth game

Bikya Masr: Women judges in Egypt see back and forth game

Rakha added "If a person - male or female, heterosexual or homosexual, HIV infected or not, dark-skinned or fair-skinned - has passed their exams and assessments for any position in the state then they are fully entitled to assume that... (Continue reading)

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CAMPUS MAGAZINE: I AM NOT A FEMINIST!

People who meet me for the first time, people who read my book, people who read my articles, people who listen to or watch my shows, people who interview me, and people who talk about me - why do they... (Continue reading)

When is Divorce a bad idea?

When is Divorce a bad idea?

I have been married since 2000 and I have a 7 year old daughter and a newly born baby boy. I am a university graduate but I have never worked before. My husband is in the media industry and he... (Continue reading)

MARWA RAKHA: AUDIO BOOK: THE POISON TREE – PLANTED & GROWN IN EGYPT

MARWA RAKHA: AUDIO BOOK: THE POISON TREE – PLANTED & GROWN IN EGYPT

Marwa Rakha's first book - The Poison Tree - planted & grown in Egypt - has become Egypt's first literary audio book in English. Narration: Marwa Rakha. ... (Continue reading)

CAMPUS MAGAZINE: A Woman Without Her Man Is Nothing

CAMPUS MAGAZINE: A Woman Without Her Man Is Nothing

Now you know why your father smothered your freedom ... if you get too comfortable at his home you will never want to get married and he will be stuck with your responsibility forever.... (Continue reading)

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Egypt: Egyptian Male Blogger Orders Artificial Hymen

When Radio Netherlands broadcasted an Arabic translation of the Artificial Virginity Hymen kit, when Youm7 newspaper announced that the product will be available on the Egyptian market for LE 83, when conservative parliament members in Egypted wanted the product banned... (Continue reading)

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