Cairo Review No. 29
Women in the Middle East
The consequences of Trump’s short-sighted decision on the Iran Nuclear Pact and an analysis of the JCPOA’s pros and cons.
Social and economic transformations are further integrating Arab women into the workforce. Yet economic and cultural norms continue to hinder their empowerment.
Iranian women advance their political agency even as their government imposes a neo-patriarchal economic and political system in the Islamic Republic.
Following the Arab Spring, the fight for women’s sexual and social rights will be won in the Middle East and North Africa through progressive evolution, not revolution.
Seven years after the Egyptian uprising, what have Egyptian women achieved and what challenges have they faced? A lot still needs to be done before they gain more political and social power.
The Egyptian government is charting a role for itself as new and critical developments unfold in the region.
How are Abdel Fattah El-Sisi’s foreign policy priorities expected to change after his reelection?
For the better part of two decades, a debate has raged in American research and policy circles about whether the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt is a moderate political force. A study of the Brotherhood’s political Islam and its linkage to present-day terrorism.
The Egyptian state has undergone three major regime transitions since Gamal Abdel Nasser’s rule, with the current regime reversing much of the policies put in place by the first.
Against all odds, the ten-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, has grown into one of the most viable and successful regional organizations in the world.
Q & A
The Cairo Review speaks to Nawal El Saadawi about her writing and the status of women in Egypt and the Arab World.
The Cairo Review speaks to Rothna Begum about the status of female migrant domestic workers in the Gulf.
The Cairo Review speaks to Blerta Aliko about how UN Women Egypt works to empower women socially, economically, and politically.
The work of award-winning Egyptian-Lebanese artist Bahia Shehab focuses on issues of identity and injustice.
A profile of Egyptian feminist and founder of Bint Al-Nil journal Doria Shafik.
Happenings, speakers, and events at the American University in Cairo in Spring 2018.
How to address the challenge of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East.