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“Woman and the constitution: Fear of woman’s marginalization rules over all” blared an April 2012 headline in al-Ahram, joining other protests over the role of women in Egypt’s new constitution. Organizations (“EgyptSoft”) sprang up, with articles and posts about how “the Egyptian woman screams in the face of the constitution of discrimination.” Fear reigned about how the post-revolutionary Islamist government would approach women’s rights, with many women’s organizations ...Keep Reading »
Ellen McLarney is an assistant professor in Duke University’s Asian and Middle Eastern Studies department. Her new book Writing Revival: Women in Egypt’s Islamic Awakening is under contract with Princeton University Press.