If there’s one word we can use to describe Egypt, it’d be “contradictory”. Simply put, we’re a country that thrives on being contradictory. Confused? Well,… Read More »This Woman Was Threatened Over A School’s Must-Wear Hijab Code!
Radwa El Sherbiny during a segment of her show ‘Heya wi Bas’ (Photo: CBC) Egypt’s Supreme Council for Media Regulation is reportedly investigating popular Egyptian… Read More »Egyptian TV Presenter Radwa El Sherbiny Under Investigation for ‘Hate Speech’ Against Non-Hijabis
Illustration for Egyptian Streets by Noran Morsi “Non veiled [women] and no pets allowed,” those are the booking rules that Nevert Rahmy, mother of three,… Read More »The Hijab, the Burkini and the Turban: On Elitism and Policing Women’s Attire in Egypt
Several decades ago, it was rather uncommon for a young woman in Egypt to take up the highly observant lifestyle of wearing a hijab. Even… Read More »Family, Judgement, and Choice: 3 Stories of Egyptian Ex-Hijabis