Civil and political rights - Egypt

She and Elections: Mentoring on the Ground with the Candidates 2011/2012

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The report presents an overview of the electoral climate in Egypt and recounts the experience of several women candidates in the different election phases, as well as the challenges posed by the legal and political context. Over two years, Nazra for Feminist Studies has followed and supported 16 women candidates to the People' s Assembly, who had been registered on the lists of the political parties or were independents, in eight governorates of Upper and Lower Egypt: Cairo, Giza, Dakahliya, Asyut, Beheira, Minya, Kafr al-Sheikh and Aswan.


  • Type of publication : Study / Report
  • Author : Osama Wafaa
  • Publishing house : Nazra for Feminist Studies
  • Publication date : 2012
  • Number of pages : 15
  • Language : English


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