Recent attacks against women and girls during celebrations of the election and inauguration of Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi are nothing new. The Egyptian government needs a comprehensive and coordinated approach to curb this sexual violence.
I decided to breastfeed my daughter until she was 2 years old. I was the first person in my family to practice what is called extended breastfeeding since the introduction of baby formula.
I thought this was a personal decision, between me and my husband and my child, but boy was I wrong.
2009 marks the 15th anniversary of the International Conference on Population and Development in Cairo, Egypt. Anushay Hossain says the revolutionary promises to improve women’s reproductive health globally must not be forgotten.
Obama has taken the first legislative steps necessary to help women regain control of their reproductive rights. But Frances Kissling says that only brings us to a point where reproductive rights progress got stalled, more than 20 years ago.
The abduction, and now wounding by U.S. forces, of Giuliana Sgrena, a foreign correspondent at the Italian daily Il Manifesto and specialist on issues for Arab women, has roused public opinion around the world.