Women and the Uprising in Egypt: Analysis from an Eyewitness

Margot Badran

March 28, 2011

UMass Boston

What role did women have in the uprising in Egypt? In what ways did they organize and participate? Mainstream media coverage gives us little way to know the answers to these questions. Dr. Margot Badran, a scholar and activist focusing on women, gender, and feminisms in Islam and Muslim societies, shares her reflections as an eyewitness to the uprising.

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