Gender in the Middle East

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#MeToo: The Egyptian Version

Limor Lavie examines the stormy debate that developed on Egyptian networks after a young Egyptian woman, Mina Jubran, shared videos documenting what she considered an indecent proposal from a passerby.


Heidi Basch-Harod explains the effect of the #MeToo movement on the Middle East and analyzes key developments in women's rights issues in the region during 2017.

Year of the Egyptian Woman

Michael Barak analyzes the campaign on Egyptian social media to improve the status of women.