Egypt, renaissance of the feminist movement

 

egy_fem_110 Portraits of Mona Izzet and Fatma Khafagi
They both took part in the Egyptian revolution and joined the feminist ranks. They measure the extent of the challenges and lead their struggle outside the traditional political parties.
egy_fem2_110 A civil society without feminist movement
The reference to Tunisia becomes necessary in the Egyptian context. How have the Tunisian feminist movements manage to establish themselves in unison against the Nahdha Islamist Party while in Egypt, where the feminist movement dates back to the 19th Century no such thing happened?

 

 

 

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