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The Students Union (SU) elections in Beni Suef University witnessed a poor turnout by students despite hectic attempts by the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) group to garner as many votes as they can. The MB had included Copts and female students on their lists for the first time. (Reviewer's Note: News...
Sīyādah Grace, the spouse of a former ambassador, works in charitable work for thirty-five years or more and speaks three languages fluently.
Du‘ā’ talks about the race for the quota of women’s seats in parliament, which she claims to be – like the whole elections – marred by accusations of violence, vote-buying, and fraud. She visited the female-only poll stations and talked to a few voters who made it clear they were not interested in...
This article outlines 3 reasons why it is difficult to include Coptic Christians fully into the Egyptian political system. The first is the fact that there is little political participation by Copts within the government. There are seats reserved for women within the parliament, but this same...
The article provides an overview of the quota assigned to women in Egypt’s People’s Assembly, and a brief history of women’s participation in the political scene in the country.
The article describes three examples of people who were excluded from the recent local council elections, the author bemoans the fact that when marginalized groups such as Christians and women seek more active participation in the political sphere they are hindered by the ruling National Democratic...
The article discusses two Iranian women who are breaking the mould in the conservative Islamic society in the country.
Allocating a number of parliamentary seats to women and Christians will not prejudice the principles of equal opportunities or citizenship because, according to the reality of Egyptian society, the opportunities are not equal and citizenship is incomplete.
Nabīl ‘Abd al-Malik suspects that certain articles of the Egyptian constitution will be amended while others will be left untouched. He believes that a whole integrated constitution has to be established to follow a unified political philosophy that respects the rights of all citizens, especially...
Wide controversy surrounds the Dutch government’s decision which approves a parliamentary proposal to ban wearing the Niqāb in public places.

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