Tag Archives: Women

End Sexual Harassment Day

Today is “End Sexual Harassment Day” in Egypt. Women and men, Egyptians and non-Egyptians are blogging, tweeting and Facebooking (yes – I’m sure that will become a verb some day soon) about their experiences with and attitudes towards sexual harassment. … Continue reading

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Flirting Egyptian style

I was at the exhibition of Cairo Photo Marathon the other day, which was a fun, interesting and very eye-opening experience on a number of levels. The participants chose either the six- or 12-hour round and were given a new headline … Continue reading

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To the women of Egypt

I need help. I really want to fit in here in Cairo, but am having some trouble. When I first arrived in Beirut, someone told me that I might as well give up any ambitions of ever having Lebanese girlfriends. … Continue reading

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Let’s hear it for the boy

I’ve been having a lot of conversations lately with my girlfriends about men and how confusing they can be and how they’re always sending mixed signals and why does a guy with a girlfriend come on to another girl and … Continue reading

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So – He’s just not that into me?

For some reason I decided to watch the romantic comedy ‘He’s Just Not That Into You’ last night. Normally I’m not the biggest fan of rom-coms. I used to be, when I was younger. I would watch them and spend … Continue reading

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Blog-on

I just came back from a three-day workshop in Amman for women bloggers from Denmark and the Middle East. It was really an amazing experience to meet so many smart and talented women and feel like everyone had something new … Continue reading

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Pornography=Freedom?

A few weeks ago AP published the story ‘Porn offers window into Iraq’s chaotic politics’, basically saying that the availability of porn in Iraq is a mirror of the level of freedom and security in the country. According to the … Continue reading

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