• The need for a more open political environment, in addition to debates over the pros and cons of a market-based versus state-controlled economy, have been at the heart of debates over reform for decades.

  • Article // Jul 17, 2014
    Yasmin El-Rifae
    Although sexual harassment has been an endemic problem in Egypt for years, there has been very little public discussion on the topic, and the state has typically denied the breadth and severity of the problem. Yasmin El-Rifae explains why women's and human rights groups believe the recent law criminalizing sexual harassment is insufficient to address the problem.