Amidst unstable political conditions and an increase in gang-related crimes across the country, the women of Cheran staged an uprising.
Author: Salma Elakbawy
Salma Elakbawy is a political intern at the Feminist Majority Foundation. She currently attends Rutgers University where she studies Political Science and Women’s and Gender Studies.
From Hope to Destitution: Life Inside Egypt’s Women-Only Village
Al Samaha was meant to provide the women residing within it with a rare space to be self-reliant—but an attempt to create a haven for women exiled for their lack of male guardianship has become a prison for its residents.