Most recent article by: Margot Badran

An Egyptian demonstrator in Cairo during a protest against the Muslim Brotherhood (photo: picture-alliance/landov)

The Muslim Brotherhood and Women's Rights in Egypt

A Project of Patriarchal Extremism

In this essay, the historian and feminist Margot Badran outlines how the Muslim Brotherhood has called into question a UN document that seeks to end violence against women and with it the democratic achievements of the Egyptian revolutionMore

Egyptian women shout slogans against the President Mohamed Morsi decree, at Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt, 27 November 2012 (photo: dpa)

A Backlash of Patriarchy in Egypt

Hope for a Proper Revolution

The targeting of women in the Egyptian revolution – to make them know "their place" – was among the first shots fired by the counter-revolution. Yet they fight on. A viewpoint by Margot BadranMore