Cairo Review No. 29

Women in the Middle East

Tahrir Forum


Educated, But Will She Work?

Social and economic transformations are further integrating Arab women into the workforce. Yet economic and cultural norms continue to hinder their empowerment.

Are Egyptian Women Empowered?

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 Truth about the Muslim Brotherhood

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.

Q & A


Book Reviews