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Would you hire a female plumber?
| Um Bassem, a plumber in Cairo, has challenged the rules about women working in male-dominated fields
15 December 2017
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Pesticide-free vegetables to your door: the top 5 in Cairo
| If you live in Cairo and want organic, local produce delivered, there are options
31 March 2017
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Egypt’s working poor are facing a silent killer: Bad food
| Increasing rates of diabetes & heart disease are an inevitable result of a broken food & health system
3 January 2017
detainee and prisoner deaths
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Family of dead medical student accuse prosecution of attempting to quietly close case
| Family and friends of Ahmed Medhat, a medical student who died this week in Egypt, are certain that he
6 September 2016
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Re-assembling the social at the Cairo Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences
| Most agree that the state of education in Egypt is dire. There is an over-emphasis on exams and teaching
17 March 2015
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At Wekalet Behna: Making culture inclusive?
| Tucked behind a coffeehouse in a bustling paper market in downtown Alexandria is Wekalet Behna. It’s
1 June 2014
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