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Title: Interview with Agnes Odoli and Diana Moore (Mariam Delanou) Discussing African Domestic Workers in Cairo, Egypt Date of interview: June 9, 2018 Location of interview: Maadi, Cairo, Egypt Interview with Agnes Odoli, Diana Moore (Mariam Delanou), Kees (Cornelis) Hulsman 12:00 Minutes of...
Date of interview: June 9, 2018   Location of interview: Maadi, Cairo, Egypt   Interview with Agnes Odoli, Simone Osterwald, Kees Hulsman   38:00 Minutes of recording, with agreement of all involved persons   Transcribed interview, cutted and edited for understanding   Agnes Odoli (48) is a Kenyan...
On Wednesday, May 9, 2018, I was given the opportunity to conduct an interview with Ms. Najwā Ruʾūf [Nagwa Raouf] who is the head of Emarat Al-Insan [ʿAmārat al-Insan], a cultural center with the legal status of an NGO that focuses its work around the area of ‘Izbat al-Hajjānah [Ezzbet El-Haggana...
Shaykh Mahmūd Tawfīq, director of the mosques of al-Minya’s religious endowments, and Rev. Kamāl Rushdī, representative of the Evangelical Church, encouraged participation in the presidential elections, and voting for President ‘Abd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī, during the scheduled presidential elections on...
Munā Abū Shanab caught everyone, but in particular men, by surprise, when she launched an initiative calling for Polygamous marriage.
Dr. ʿAbbās Shūmān, deputy of al-Azhar, said that al-Azhar would not infidelize any person (takfīr), stating that the appropriate description of terrorists is that they fight God and the Prophet and that they are corrupted. Their judgement in Islam would be death and crucifixion, and the chopping...
Egypt's Bloc of Female MPs declared their refusal of a draft law on lowering the age of marriage to 16 for girls, as it contradicts the constitution that states the age of 18. The 45-member parliamentary bloc said that the legislative proposal will only help worsen the population explosion crisis...
Woman writer and columnist Rashā Samīr tackles in her column this week the issues on freedom of opinion, tolerance, and acceptance of the others, all virtues that, according to Samīr, do not go beyond being slogans, and never practiced on the ground by the Egyptian society, which she accuses of...
Injī al-Shazlī (30 years) achieved her childhood dream to learn ballet despite wearing the veil, to become the first veiled ballet dancer in Egypt.
The Aswan International Women Film Festival (AIWFF), held in Egypt’s Upper Egyptian city last February, announced it will dedicate its second edition to Algerian revolutionary Jamīla Būḥrayd, who will also be the festival’s guest of honor.
Coptic thinker Dr. Mirvat al-Nimr criticized a decision made by Bishop Yūʾanis of Asyūṭ that imposes a dress code for Christian women when they go to church, calling on Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawāḍrūs II to dismiss this ‘morally rigid’ bishop, according to al-Nimr.
The Egyptian Feminist Union (EFU) considers the exclusion of women from leading positions, such as the judiciary, is a form of discrimination.
Al-Shabāb interviewed Dr. Muḥammad al-Mahdī professor of psychiatry to understand the meaning of the shocking numbers that resulted from the last census, for every change that steps by the Egyptian society has repercussions on its psychologic structure.
The first Arab woman priest in the Middle East, Rev. Rūlā Sulaymān, presbyter of the National Evangelist Presbyterian Church of Tripoli, Lebanon, was officially appointed as a pastor of the church in August 2009.
In his speech on Sunday, at the National Population Day Conference, attended by political and religious leaders, the Egyptian Minister of Endowments, Dr. Muḥammad Mukhṭār Jumʿā stressed that in order to confront the country’s overpopulation issue, the religious discourse must be renewed.
The National Council for Woman (NCW) in Minya announced the start of the fourth stage of the door-to-door campaign recently adopted by the council to raise the awareness of Egyptian women across Egypt with the help of Muslim women preachers and church female servants.
Like today, the internationally renowned Egyptian singer Umm Kulthūm was born (1898). She has been a significant influence on Egyptian musicians and beyond. Not only was she a musician, but an ambassador of the Arab world as she represented herself and her country throughout her life.
Arab women have shown that women play a decisive role in revolutionary events. In Egypt women have been participating actively in the revolution, in the same way that they played an active role in the revolutions of January 25 and June 30, winning great respect because of the wonderful model they...
The author, Dr. Amānī Fūʾād, believes that niqāb represents in its deep meaning the purpose of obscuring women and veiling their whole existence. The denial of the body, despite its existence, leads to reducing it to the physical sexual aspect, and it marginalizes women’s potentials and roles in...
The Violence against Women in Media and Drama Forum organized by the Protection and Social Rehabilitation Center, in Arabic ‘Amān’, of the Qatar Foundation for Social Work (QFSW) on Wednesday have called for joint work between ‘Amān’ and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Joint Program Production...

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