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Egyptian Women’s Reality: 2011-2022

On January 25, 2011, the Egyptian people decided to revolt, as part of the Arab Spring, in protest against socio-economic inequality and political corruption. Women were a significant part of the revolution. After President Mubarak stepped down from office, Egyptian women's dreams of political, financial, legal, and social equality were renewed.   

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Achieving Lasting Global Peace Requires Women’s Participation

The impact of war is felt by all but disproportionately affects women and girls. In particular, the presence of armed conflict increases the prevalence of sexual violence, displacement, maternal mortality, mental health struggles, and reproductive health issues among women. 

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International Women’s Day: Reflections on representation

International Women's Day in Mexico

By Katie Usalis

Originally published in The Fulcrum, March 9th, 2022.

March 8 was International Women’s Day, established by our foremothers in 1910 as a day for women to join together and fight for equal rights. Although it has essentially evolved into International Virtue Signaling Day by governments, corporations and groups across the globe that aren’t actually doing much for women’s rights, I think it is an important opportunity to reflect on the status of women.

We at RepresentWomen are, of course, honoring this day by reflecting on the status of women in politics.

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