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Young Bedouin women can become key actors in their communities
December 22nd, 2015

Born in a rural Bedouin community in North Sinai Governorate, Egypt, Yasmina Atta grew up in a culture that heavily restricts the roles of women. Undeterred by this oppression, she started to support young women in claiming their rights and becoming relevant economic and political actors. I was born in a rural Bedouin community in … Read moreYoung Bedouin women can become key actors in their communities

The Future of Family Farming – Uncertain times in Egypt
March 26th, 2010

The woman and daughter in this photo live in Fayoum governorate in Egypt. This is one of the most densely populated countries in Africa, which is why many people keep their poultry on the roofs of their houses. This woman used to earn a considerable share of the total household income by selling live birds … Read moreThe Future of Family Farming – Uncertain times in Egypt