Egyptian Parliamentarian Proposes Lowering Legal Marriage Age to 16

Egyptian Parliamentarian Proposes Lowering Legal Marriage Age to 16

  For years on end, ‘child marriage’ has been a serious issue in Egypt.  According to a study published by the National Council for Women in 2013, 22% of girls are married before the age of 18. Another study – conducted by the International Population Council, the National Council for Population and Development, and Assiut University- […]

Egyptians Might Face Jail Time When Choosing Foreign Names for Newborns

Egyptians Might Face Jail Time When Choosing Foreign Names for Newborns

  May God have mercy on us all! Because nothing makes sense in Egypt and we should never ever be happy, someone just had to make us more unhappy by robbing us another simple joy of life. Parliament member and representative of the governorate of Kafr El Sheikh, Bedir Abdul Aziz, is currently working on presenting a law […]

6 Times Egypt’s Parliament Was More Random Than Donald Trump’s Hair in 2016

6 Times Egypt’s Parliament Was More Random Than Donald Trump’s Hair in 2016

By Katrina ElGahsh

The year 2017 is just around the corner, and honestly, we can’t wait for 2016 to be over. This year was bad for Egypt, like really bad. From an economy that went downhill faster than the speed of light and Reham Saeed coming back on TV, to Facebookers accusing Dunkin’ Donuts of being racist and Etisalat […]

Egyptian Parliament Strikes Again: Virginity Tests to Combat ‘Girls Dressed Like Belly-Dancers’

Egyptian Parliament Strikes Again: Virginity Tests to Combat ‘Girls Dressed Like Belly-Dancers’

  Just when you thought things would stop at this point in the parliament, another MP called Youssry ElMaghazy seems to have gotten a little jealous of Ageena’s spotlight and revealed his master plan to Youm7’s Parlmany.   ElMaghazy’s proposal plan is to not only impose virginity tests on college girls, but also in smaller […]