Ahmed Kadry is currently doing his PhD in Arab Cultural Studies at Imperial College London on Egyptian socio-political feminist identity and discourse in the 1952 and 2011 Egyptian Revolutions. He blogs here and tweets @ahmedkadry.
When a nasty declaration by the UN Commission on the Status of Women contradicts the established principles of Islam more than members of the Brotherhood beating a woman senseless outside their headquarters.
With the last of a two year election-and-referendum-frenzied-period coming to an end in April, Egyptians are eating their democratic cake, disappointed that it looks nothing like the picture on the menu.
Just as Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood have been continuously accused of hijacking and jumping on the coattails of the revolution, now the finger is being pointed by activists towards other activists who disagree on what the next course of action should be.
eighteen day uprising saw Egypt’s men and women equally contribute to the
greater good of the country and fought side by side in the face of violence and
drastic uncertainty, women’s rights are being undermined.