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Stories about RV in Egypt

11 April 2011

Exploring Taboos: At the Million Woman March

Many Egyptians continue to promote the expansion of rights for women in post-Mubarak Egypt. One participant in the Exploring Taboos project wrote about his participation in the Million Woman March...

19 January 2011

[Video] Scenes from Mokattam Blog Tales

This continues the three-part series of commissioned videos created by Egyptian filmmaker Mahmoud Saber that takes a closer look at each of the projects as part of the Rising Voices...

10 January 2011

[Video] Scenes from the Women of Minya Day by Day Project

This continues the three-part series of commissioned videos created by Egyptian filmmaker Mahmoud Saber that takes a closer look at each of the projects as part of the Rising Voices...

5 January 2011

[Video] Scenes from the Exploring Taboos Project

This is the first in a three-part series of videos developed by local filmmaker Mahmoud Saber, which focuses on the Rising Voices grantees based in Egypt. This first video features...

14 November 2010

[Podcast] Interview with Randa AbulDahab

Blogger and filmmaker Randa AbulDahab is part of the coordination team from the Women of Minya Day by Day project, and has been leading the video and photography workshops with...

3 November 2010

Exploring Taboos: When Women Are Blamed for Being Harassed

Sexual harassment is a very serious matter in Egypt, a country where 83% of its women have reported being the target of harassment. Another study found that 80% of men...

2 November 2010

Minya: Workshop Participants Narrate More Stories

The stories emerging from the Women of Minya Day by Day project are ones of hardship, yet resilience in overcoming these challenges. The workshops provided by the New Woman Foundation...

11 October 2010

Minya: Workshop Participants Begin by Narrating Their Stories

Participants from the Women of Minya Day by Day project recently took part in a workshop where they learned ways to tell their own stories. They received tips on the...

30 September 2010

Featured Blogger: Ahmed Awadalla

“Exploring Taboos” project, organized by Cairo-based Nazra team, is one of the newest grantees of Rising Voices. Ahmed Awadalla participated in the first workshop of the project and is now...

24 September 2010

Exploring Taboos: Discussing Female Genital Mutilation

Blogger Ahmad Awadalla conducts sexuality education workshops in Egypt, and has been using his blog to share some of his experiences in this field. As one of the participants of...

22 September 2010

Egypt: Continuing to Explore the Taboos of Sex Workers and Machismo

The bloggers of the project "Exploring Taboos" continue to delve into subjects not often discussed in the Egyptian blogosphere. Here is a selection of some of these translated posts dealing...

29 August 2010

The First Posts from the Exploring Taboos Project

The “Exploring Taboos” project conducted by the Nazra team has finally started with a workshop attended by five participants. The first day the training was about video journalism, the second...

20 August 2010

Minya: A Visit to the Bride of Upper Egypt

Rising Voices recently visited the village of Dawadeyya in the Minya governorate in Egypt, which is known as the "Bride of Upper Egypt." This is where the Women of Minya...