Unfortunately, it will come as no surprise to those of you reading this that women are treated as less equal than men in Egypt. Although this inequality is a global phenomenon, it is more prominent and widespread across the Arab world and in Egypt. The proof lies before our own eyes everyday: your grandmother who …
I am an Egyptian currently studying International Relations at London School of Economics and Political Science. I am passionate about many issues of human rights, and especially gender equality. I hope to use my degree to improve the status of women in Egyptian society, as well as go on to pursue further studies in International Law in order to represent Egypt on global policy issues and restore its international standing to its formal glory.