Reflecting on the global effort to fight violence against women

Source: Middle East Institute Author(s): Hafsa Halawa Original Link: http://www.mei.edu/publications/reflecting-global-effort-fight-violence-against-women On March 8, the world came together to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD), a barometer of annual development on global gender equality. This year, violence against women and women’s protection have been front and center on the...

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Special briefing: The Arab Spring a decade on

Source: Middle East Institute Author(s): Fatima Abo Alasrar, Mietek Boduszyński, Paul Salem, Mohammed Soliman, Hafsa Halawa, Dima M. Toukan, Emiliano Alessandri, Ibrahim Al-Assil, Jessica Agostinelli Original Link: https://www.mei.edu/publications/special-briefing-arab-spring-decade#soliman On the 10th anniversary of the Tahrir Revolution, the ramifications of the protests could not be...

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Q&A – “Why Did Egyptian Democratization Fail?” Fourteen Experts Respond

Source: Project on Middle East Democracy Author(s):  Edited by Amy Hawthorne and Andrew Miller; Zeinab Abul-Magd, Khalil Al-Anani, Nagwan Al Ashwal, Abdelrahman Ayyash, Sahar Aziz, Steven Cook, Michele Dunne, Ezzedine Choukri Fishere, Hafsa Halawa, Shadi Hamid, Michael Hanna, Bahey eldin Hassan, and William Quandt Original Link: ...

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Egypt After the 2011 Revolution: Divisions in Postprotest Pathways

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Hafsa Halawa Original Link: https://carnegieeurope.eu/2019/10/24/egypt-after-2011-revolution-divisions-in-postprotest-pathways-pub-80141 Much has been written about Egypt’s revolution in 2011. Given that the military retook power only two years later in June 2013, the widespread view is that this revolution failed utterly. However, the protests of 2011 and 2013 left...

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Hafsa Halawa

  Hafsa Halawa is a nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East. She is a British-Egyptian political analyst, human rights advocate, and development specialist focused on democratic transition across Arab states. Halawa received her LLB with honors from the University of Exeter and her LLM with honors in corporate

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Egypt’s Options in the Development of the Ethiopian Dam

Source: Atlantic Council Author(s): Hafsa Halawa Original Link: http://www.atlanticcouncil.org/blogs/menasource/egypt-s-options-in-the-development-of-the-ethiopian-dam For decades, Egypt focused primarily on its foreign policy in the Middle East and North Africa, and in the process neglected its Horn of Africa policy. Meanwhile, Ethiopia began construction on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance...

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