Youth Empowerment towards Political Change

Source: Egyptian Institute for Studies Author(s): Marim Ali Original Link: https://en.eipss-eg.org/youth-empowerment-towards-political-change/ Lots of government policies promised young Egyptians a better future from the time the newly elected president Al-sisi reached authority. While the 2011 revolution came out as a collective action against decades of oppression, corruption and total...

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Egypt’s Lost Academic Freedom

Source: Carnegie Author(s): Amy Austin Holmes and Sahar Aziz Original Link: https://carnegieendowment.org/sada/78210 In his speech at the American University in Cairo (AUC) on January 10, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo highlighted the inherent connection between academic freedom and economic development. He called on Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to “unleash the creative energy...

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False Promises to Egyptian Youth

Source: Carnegie Endowment Author(s): Mahmoud Farouk Original Link: http://carnegieendowment.org/sada/74878 On November 4, Sharm El Sheikh hosted the World Youth Forum, the sixth in a series of conferences Egypt has held since October 2016 intended to assure the national and international community that it is working tirelessly to build bridges of trust with Egyptian youth. For

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Working Paper- The Effect of Mothers’ Employment on Youth Gender Role Attitudes: Evidence From Egypt

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Maia Sieverding, Rania Roushdy, May Gadallah Original Link: http://erf.org.eg/publications/the-effect-of-mothers-employment-on-youth-gender-role-attitudes-evidence-from-egypt/ Abstract: Cross-nationally, having a working mother during childhood is associated with more egalitarian attitudes among both adult men and women. However, no previous studies...

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Working Paper- How Gender Biased Are Female-Headed Household Transfers in Egypt?

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Lobna AbdelLatif, Mohamed Ramadan, Sarah Elbakry Original Link: http://erf.org.eg/publications/how-gender-biased-are-female-headed-household-transfers-in-egypt/ Abstract: In this paper, we claim that the policy of targeting female-headed households’ (FHHs) may generate bias against women in male-headed households (MHHs) who may be more...

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Working Paper- Young People’s Gender Role Attitudes Over the Transition to Adulthood in Egypt

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): May Gadallah, Rania Roushdy, Maia Sieverding Original Link: http://erf.org.eg/publications/young-peoples-gender-role-attitudes-over-the-transition-to-adulthood-in-egypt/ Abstract: Change in gender role attitudes is a neglected dimension of research on the transition to adulthood in the Middle East and North Africa that has broad implications for young...

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A Fragile Egypt in a Changing World: Six Years After the Revolution

Source: The Tahrir Institute For Middle East Policy Author(s): Unknown Original Link: https://timep.org/special-reports/a-fragile-egypt-in-a-changing-world-six-years-after-the-revolution/ Amid turmoil in the Middle East and changes in world leadership, much has been made of Egypt’s stability, but already in 2017 we have seen how much of this is illusory, with terrorism, sectarianism, and...

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Working Paper- The Arab Spring and the Employability of Youth: Early Evidence From Egypt

Source: Economic Research Forum Author(s): Irène Selwaness, Rania Roushdy Original Link: http://erf.org.eg/publications/the-arab-spring-and-the-employability-of-youth-early-evidence-from-egypt/ Abstract: This paper investigates the school-to-work transition of young people from subsequent graduation cohorts between 2005 and 2012 in Egypt. The analysis compares the early employment outcomes of...

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Educated young women employment decisions in Egypt: A qualitative account

Source: Barcelona Centre For International Affairs Author(s): Ghada Barsoum Original Link: https://www.cidob.org/en/publications/publication_series/sahwa_papers/scientific_paper/educated_young_Women_s_employment_decisions_in_egypt_a_qualitative_account/(language)/eng-US Overview: Despite decades of increased access to education, women’s conspicuous absence from the labour market in Egypt, and...

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Egypt Campus: The Students Versus the Regime

Source: Carnegie Endowment Author(s): Amr Hamzawy Original Link: http://carnegieendowment.org/2017/03/06/egypt-campus-students-versus-regime-pub-68207 Following the 2013 military coup, students affiliated with-and sympathetic to-the Muslim Brotherhood demonstrated in public universities to demand the return of the deposed President Mohamed Morsi. Their demonstrations turned universities into a...

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From Great Expectations to Bitter Disappointment: Egypt’s Youth, After Three Years of al-Sisi’s Presidency

Source: The Moshe Dayan Center For Middle Eastern And African Studies Author(s): Mira Tzoreff Original Link: https://dayan.org/content/great-expectations-bitter-disappointment-egypt%E2%80%99s-youth-after-three-years-al-sisis-presidency Five years have passed since hundreds of thousands of youth first flooded Cairo’s Tahrir Square with the unequivocal and uncompromising demand: “Irhal!” (Get...

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Egyptian Youth: National Policies and International Initiatives

Source: Barcelona Centre For International Affairs Author(s): Bahgat Korany, Mostafa El-Sayyad, Basma Serag Original Link: https://www.cidob.org/en/publications/publication_series/sahwa_papers/policy_paper/egyptian_youth_national_policies_and_international_initiatives/(language)/eng-US Snapshot: This policy paper aims at presenting the current state of Egyptian youth by identifying the...

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