Tag Archives: Mona Eltahawy

Egyptian women’s orgs can’t join 16 Days Against Gender Violence campaign

TweetNovember 25th was the International Day for The Elimination of Violence Against Women, and it launched the the 16 days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence Campaign which culminates on December 10th, International Human Rights Day. This year’s 16 Days theme is “Militarism and Ending Violence against Women, ” which offers the chance for us to [...]
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Quick Hit: Mona Eltahawy talks about being sexually assaulted and beaten by Egyptian police

TweetLast Wednesday, Twitter erupted with the news that Eqyptian-American feminist journalist Mona Eltahawy was being beaten, sexually assaulted, and detained for 12 hours by Eqyptian security forces. Back from Cairo, with her broken arms in casts, she spoke to Democracy Now about the assault, the recent clashes between protestors and police that have left 40 [...]
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