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Political-Social Movements: Community-Based: Egypt (Post-Revolution)
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The ouster of Hosni Mubarak in February 2011 introduced new opportunities as well as challenges to feminists, women’s groups, and those advocating gender equality in Egypt. This entry provides a brief overview of the different modes, strategies, and priorities of women’s activism in post-revolution Egypt. Since 2011, four main players governe…

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Maissan Hassan, “Political-Social Movements: Community-Based: Egypt (Post-Revolution)”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 22 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002053>
First published online: 2016

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