From the Editors
Some campaigners fear the further marginalisation of women in political life. Preliminary reports from the first day of Egypt’s historic parliamentary elections suggest that women voters have turned out in high numbers to make their voices heard. However, some women’s rights campaigners fear that, despite the enthusiasm of female voters, the new parliament will see a record low in the number of women elected. Women, who were given the vote in 1956, have ...Keep Reading »
Hazel Haddon writes for Ahram Online.