Browsing All posts tagged under »Women’s rights«

Who says feminism is dead?

April 20, 2010


By NINA FUNNELL April 12, 2010 Comments 85 illustration: Robin Cowcher In 1994, feminist Anne Summers penned an open letter to the next generation of women asking them why they feel so alienated from the women’s liberation movement. In it, she asks why young women do not fully appreciate the battles that have been fought […]

Eye candy for the Egyptian man

August 31, 2008


A recent study by an Egyptian women’s rights group claims that a whopping 83 percent of Egyptian women have been exposed to sexual harassment of some kind. Various groups have launched media campaigns to raise awareness, but some of them appear to be blaming the victims. By ALEXANDRA SANDELS Egypt’s recent “lollipop” email campaign seems […]