I Am a Woman and I Want to Propose to Him

I Am a Woman and I Want to Propose to Him

by Nadia Aly

Women have come a long way since the dark ages, but for some weird reason, even in this day and age, it is still frowned upon for a woman to ask a man to marry her.   Whilst interacting with my proximate and distant circle of female acquaintances, I learned that a lot of them […]

Most Arab Men Believe Women Belong Home and Not the Office, Study Claims

Most Arab Men Believe Women Belong Home and Not the Office, Study Claims

  Ignore what your small bubble of male friends on social media write about women’s rights, feminism and sexism. While we might think that there is hope in the Arab world when it comes to how men perceive women and their mission in life, a study just came out and the results are quite disturbing.   […]

Why Egyptian Men Should Hate Sexism?

Why Egyptian Men Should Hate Sexism?

No, this is not an article that is going to claim that Egyptian men should fight sexism and sexist culture because their wives, sisters, mothers, and friends are women. Neither, is it an article encouraging men to utilize their privilege to help women end sexism.     This article is about the ways in which sexism, […]

Horrific Video of Hundreds of Men Trying to Harass an Egyptian Woman in Zagazig

Horrific Video of Hundreds of Men Trying to Harass an Egyptian Woman in Zagazig

This is truly horrifying, disgusting and surpasses our worst nightmares. It is 2017 and sometimes it feels that Egypt is nothing but a jungle with some wild untamed scary predators. Social media has been taken aback by a vile video showing men gathered in the streets of Zagazig waiting for a woman to come out of […]

Saudi Arabia Launches Their First Ever Girls’ Council with Only Men Attending

Saudi Arabia Launches Their First Ever Girls’ Council with Only Men Attending

by Ghada Wael

It was quite an amazing initiative for a country not known for giving women a platform in public life. But when Saudi Arabia wanted to show off its inaugural girls’ council in al-Qassim province, they forgot about one important thing: women. While Saudi Arabia’s lack of gender diversity is hardly a surprise in a country […]

10 Male Fashion Bloggers in the Middle East You Need to Follow

10 Male Fashion Bloggers in the Middle East You Need to Follow

Not every fashion blogger is a 20-something female with an unhealthy Armani obsession. In fact, the newest crop of blogging sensations are selfie-savvy dapper men, following in the footsteps of industry trailblazers like Bryanboy. These Arab men are lining up to talk about what’s in their closet, what’s happening with fashion in the Middle East […]

These 8 Men Have as Much Money as Half of the World’s Population

These 8 Men Have as Much Money as Half of the World’s Population

  Eight individuals, all men, own as much wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population, Oxfam have said in a report calling for action to curtail rewards for those at the top.   Oxfam added that it was “beyond grotesque” that a handful of rich men are worth $426bn, equivalent to the wealth […]

Men Refuse to Tolerate Mood Swings in Birth Control Study, Eshme3na Elsetat!

Men Refuse to Tolerate Mood Swings in Birth Control Study, Eshme3na Elsetat!

Katrina ElGahsh

Women of the world are infuriated. Why? Because today is just another day where men don’t have to share the burden of birth control. Just when we all thought science found us a groundbreaking solution, it turned out to be another disappointment.   Last Friday, a study by the University of Edinburgh was published in […]

Dolabk: 8 Fashion Tips Every Young Man Needs to Know

Dolabk: 8 Fashion Tips Every Young Man Needs to Know

  These days, I find so many young men struggling on how to dress properly. They just try to follow the trend – which doesn’t suit everyone. Let me be clear, clothing does not make the man, however, the right clothing can give a young man precious seconds to make his case and influence others.   That […]

Egypt Is Plagued by All Kinds of Misogyny and It’s Not Okay

Egypt Is Plagued by All Kinds of Misogyny and It’s Not Okay

By Leena ElDeeb

  A couple of weeks ago, a Facebook page took it upon itself to “expose scandalous pictures” of some school kids in a private summer party – of course, the focus was on what the girls wore, because what any woman wears becomes automatically everyone’s business.   There are three shades of cool misogyny in […]

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