Egyptian Man Brutally Assaults Woman and Blames Her for It

Egyptian Man Brutally Assaults Woman and Blames Her for It

Written By: Abdulhameed Afifi

    There is an increased number of Egyptian who are trying to forcibly enforce their own definitions of morality. This is especially true when it comes to monitoring the behaviors and interactions of Egyptian females. Indeed, some people feel like they are allowed to punish women who do not follow the aforementioned narrow definitions […]

80% of Egyptian Women Do Not Reach Sexual Orgasm

80% of Egyptian Women Do Not Reach Sexual Orgasm

According to Youm7, Dr. Hesham Abdel Hamid – the Primary Speaker on behalf of Egypt’s Forensic Medicine Department – has just affirmed that somewhere between 70 – 80% of all Egyptian women do not reach sexual orgasm due to female genital mutilation (FGM).   Abdel Hamid further added that the fact that FGM is a […]

13 Challenges Only Egyptian Designers Go Through: A Talk with Okhtein

13 Challenges Only Egyptian Designers Go Through: A Talk with Okhtein

  Everyone knows ‘Okhtein,’ the Egyptian high-end handbag and accessory brand that made it big. Okhtein’s handbags are worn in South Korea, Spain, Lebanon and basically all over the world through stores abroad and through their wonderful online store. The signature Palmette Flower leather backpack has become a bestseller ever since Emma Watson was spotted wearing […]

Egyptian Soprano Chosen for BBC’s New Generation Artists

Egyptian Soprano Chosen for BBC’s New Generation Artists

  Egyptian soprano Fatma Said, 25, was chosen last week as one of six artists to be part of the BBC’s New Generation Artists. A Cairo native, Said began studying voice with renowned Egyptian soprano Neveen Allouba at the age of 14.   Later, she moved to Berlin, where she studied opera, and she has […]

10 Pieces of Advice on Traveling the World from a Woman Who’s Done It All

10 Pieces of Advice on Traveling the World from a Woman Who’s Done It All

Omniya Shafik is a 26-year-old Egyptian woman who quit her banking job in Abu Dhabi to travel the world. Now, she takes freelance jobs to support herself and occasionally comes back home before heading out on her next adventure. Here are 10 pieces of advice from Omniya, a year after she packed her bags and […]

Manal Rostom Becomes the First Egyptian Woman to Complete Great Wall Marathon in China

Manal Rostom Becomes the First Egyptian Woman to Complete Great Wall Marathon in China

  Another inspiring Egyptian made history today. Manal Rostom became the first Egyptian woman to complete the Great Wall Marathon, conquering China’s most famous landmark. “I have no words right now to describe my feelings except massive thank you to everyone who has supported me and my cause,” she wrote on her Facebook page. “This […]

Meet the First Egyptian Woman to Open a Kebda and Sogo2 Cart

Meet the First Egyptian Woman to Open a Kebda and Sogo2 Cart

  We give you Reem El-Morshidy, Egypt’s very first woman to open a kebda and sogo2 cart. “I’ve always had the idea of starting that kind of business when I was in college but never had the time until now,” El-Morshidy says.       She loves cooking and it was more than just a hobby for […]

#OneDayIWill: Google Features Egyptian Women for International Women’s Day

#OneDayIWill: Google Features Egyptian Women for International Women’s Day

  In honor of International Women’s Day, the world’s biggest search engine is displaying a very special Google Doodle today showing women voicing their hopes and dreams. With one main global video, there are also 13 different city edits shot in each location, featuring a wider breadth of women and their aspirations, and Cairo is one of them. […]

5 Ways Fitness Has Empowered Women In Egypt

5 Ways Fitness Has Empowered Women In Egypt

Over the past decade, we’ve seen a fitness craze happening in Egypt and though we hate it when a trend starts, this one was a trend we were glad to follow. Not only is it easier to keep in shape and be fit, it has also changed the way women are perceived and what a […]