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Egypt—The Revolution Will Continue

Egypt—The Revolution Will Continue

| January 20, 2012

January 25 marks the anniversary of the onset of protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Here, Hoda Elsadda, an Egyptian women’s rights activist and professor at Cairo University, assesses women’s gains, potential losses and determination to move forward—as evidenced by last month’s 10,000-woman strong protest march. More »

Lara Logan Interviewed by WMC Founding President Carol Jenkins

| November 29, 2011

In Egypt, Women Reporters Still at Risk

In Egypt, Women Reporters Still at Risk

| November 28, 2011

Women reporting from Egypt as foreign correspondents continue to be targets of sexual assault. They also continue to insist on their right to report the news. More »

Newsbrief: First Female Executive Editor at New York Times, Egyptians Protest “virginity tests.”

| June 2, 2011

Newsbrief:  Hollywood Gender Gap Persists in Top Films, Transgender Rights Make Headway

| April 26, 2011

WMC Hosts Reception for Dr. Nawal El Saadawi

March 21, 2011

Girl’s Voice: Reflecting on Dr. Nawal El-Saadawi’s Press Conference Call on Women’s Leadership

March 21, 2011

Newsbrief: Celebrating International Women’s Day, South Dakota Attacks Abortion Access

| March 8, 2011

Rape Myths Persist—Reactions to the Assault on Lara Logan

Rape Myths Persist—Reactions to the Assault on Lara Logan

| February 17, 2011

Even after decades of public discourse about the nature of sexual assault, rape is still misunderstood. Here, clinical psychologist Sheela Raja writes that it's past time to put the myths to rest. More »

“In Cairo: A Birth” a Poem by Egyptian Feminist Writer Mona Helmy

“In Cairo: A Birth” a Poem by Egyptian Feminist Writer Mona Helmy

| February 11, 2011

Egyptian feminist writer Mona Helmy celebrates a fragile beginning of life in her poem, transliterated by Robin Morgan. More »