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Egyptian Civil Servants Preach Islam To Women Removing the Hijab

Egyptian Civil Servants Preach Islam To Women Removing the Hijab

Numerous Egyptian girls have faced an uphill struggle to take off the veil. Tens of young women have stopped wearing the Islamic headscarf either silently…

Harmonica: an Egyptian Mobile Application to Find a Spouse the Halal Way

Harmonica: an Egyptian Mobile Application to Find a Spouse the Halal Way

Thirty-six-year-old Hossam decided to divorce his wife because they were "incompatible with each other", realizing that selecting her as his partner was not suitable to…

As They Buried My Leg, I Limped in Search For a Prosthetic One

As They Buried My Leg, I Limped in Search For a Prosthetic One

In a working class district crammed with Syrians in the Turkish city of Gaziantep sits a child under the age of 10 on the sidewalk…

Is the Arab World Able to Deal With Sex Education?

Is the Arab World Able to Deal With Sex Education?

Do we educate children and teenagers about sex in schools or at home, or do we think it is inappropriate? Sex education has become compulsory…

Saudi Women Speak Out About Achievements and Aspirations

Saudi Women Speak Out About Achievements and Aspirations

Although many new laws addressing women's rights were enacted in Saudi Arabia within a relatively short period of time, women's reality has not drastically changed…

"It's all about Sex": Why Egypt's Abla Fahita Is in Hot Water

"It's all about Sex": Why Egypt's Abla Fahita Is in Hot Water

Human Rights Watch (HRW) last month issued a report that included a host of accusations against Egypt's government, including attempting to silence dissidents ahead of…