Bustan, Vol.11, No.1 (Summer 2020).
Gender in the Middle East
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“Live with them Equitably”: Al-Azhar Institute & Social Networks as Platforms for Lowering the Divorce Rate in Egypt
Michael Barak analyzes the online campaign led by the Al-Azhar Institute, with the encouragement of the Egyptian government, to reduce the high divorce rate in Egypt, and the ambivalent attitudes among Egyptians users of social media towards the campaign.
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.
Jihadi #MeToo? New al-Qaʿida Magazine for Women Calls on Them To Stay Indoors and Serve Their Jihadi Husbands
Gilad Shiloach takes a look at al-Qaʿida's new magazine for women.
Gilad Shiloach takes a look at a new video released by ISIS, which appears to depict women combatants in the organization's service.
Raz Zimmt takes a look at the way that social networking sites have been used to advance the status of women in Iran.
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.
Michael Barak analyzes the campaign on Egyptian social media to improve the status of women.