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About Nelly Ali

Nelly Ali is a PhD researcher and lecturer at the University of London and has conducted a two year ethnography with street girls in Cairo, Egypt. Nelly has a Master of Laws in Human Rights and is an advocate for children's and women's rights.

Articles by Nelly Ali

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Egypt: the stamp of the street on its children

Egypt's legal system does not protect vulnerable children and mainstream society is too self absorbed to reach out to those in need – but there are those doing all they can to help.

Mob sex attacks and the everyday reality of street children in Egypt

What the revolutionary class are experiencing in Egypt now is only the initiation of what thousands of children on our streets, boys and girls experience.

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