Society
The right to marriage and divorce for Egypt’s minorities: Tinkering with the issue
Mai Shams El-Din | Many of Egypt’s Christians want less church control of their private affairs, but a draft law may entrench
Making ends meet: 6 stories of household budgeting
Six people with different incomes explain how the economic crisis is affecting them
The politics of the personal: January 25 through the lens of depression
Naira Antoun | An exploration of hope, defeat and mental health in the aftermath of revolution
Victory in defeat: How the revolution changed perceptions of violence against women
Heba Afify | Progress in how public sexual violence is dealt with may be one of few gains of Jan 25
Not all AUC students are rich
Mai Shams El-Din | Protests over rising tuition fees at AUC challenge misconceptions about the student body
What happened to the social sciences in Egypt?
Mai Shams El-Din | The corporatization of education and restricted political environment has diminished Egypt's social sciences
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Egypt’s working poor are facing a silent killer: Bad food
Maddison Sawle | Increasing rates of diabetes & heart disease are an inevitable result of a broken food & health system
Whatever happened in the year of the youth?
Waad Ahmed | Sisi declared 2016 the year of the youth, but what actually happened for young people?
 
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