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.
The Cairo Review speaks to Nawal El Saadawi about her writing and the status of women in Egypt and the Arab World.
The Tahrir uprising in 2011 was quickly followed by a backlash against women’s rights. Under President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi the government is once again championing the role of women, but is gender equality possible without a change in public attitudes?
American philosopher Judith Butler discusses American vulgarity, Middle East upheaval, and other forms of the global crisis.
Does the gender of a world leader matter? Having a female U.S. president might break a glass ceiling, but the policies of the woman holding the office could still leave women in the basement.
Scholar Lila Abu-Lughod on the real obstacles facing women in the Islamic World.