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Noha Atef

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Latest posts by Noha Atef

3 November 2010

Exploring Taboos: When Women Are Blamed for Being Harassed

Sexual harassment is a very serious matter in Egypt, a country where 83% of its women have reported being the target of harassment. Another study found that 80% of men...

22 September 2010

Egypt: Continuing to Explore the Taboos of Sex Workers and Machismo

The bloggers of the project "Exploring Taboos" continue to delve into subjects not often discussed in the Egyptian blogosphere. Here is a selection of some of these translated posts dealing...

20 August 2010

Minya: A Visit to the Bride of Upper Egypt

Rising Voices recently visited the village of Dawadeyya in the Minya governorate in Egypt, which is known as the "Bride of Upper Egypt." This is where the Women of Minya...

1 July 2010

Egypt: Talking Openly About Sexuality

Even though a 2006 Google Trends report indicated that Egyptians were in the Top 2 countries in the world to look for the term "sex" on the search engine, that...

18 June 2010

Egypt: Who is and is not Producing Citizen Media?

Who is producing citizen media in Egypt? And who is not? This is the first in a series of posts highlighting the current state of citizen media in Egypt, as...