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Egyptian MP Wants Women Students to Prove Virginity

By Rana Shenawi An Egyptian lawmaker, Elhamy Agina, called this past month for mandatory virginity tests for women before they could be admitted to a university in Egypt. According to Egyptian Streets, Agina said in an interview that female college … Continue reading

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Veiled TV Presenter and the Power Puzzle in Egypt

by Nagwa Abdallah Fatma Nabil, who wears a headscarf (hijab) while reading the news on Egyptian state television, has been covered intensely not only in the Egyptian media but also in regional and international media. Most headlines were similar to … Continue reading

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