Civil and political rights - Egypt

Women's Participation in Local Politics in Luxor Governorate, Egypt

30.09.2019 / Created by (EMWF)

While gender stereotypes, roles and expectations intimidate women’s participation in political and public life in some countries, legislation and the absence of gender-sensitive policies are seen as one of the main challenges of gender mainstreaming and women´s political participation.

To better understand this situation, this article examines the particular case of the smallest governorate of Egypt: Luxor which is governed by customs and traditions and known to be conservative.


  • Type of publication : Article
  • Author : Fondation des Femmes de l’Euro – Méditerranée
  • Publishing house : Wikigender
  • Publication date : 2019
  • Number of pages : 4
  • Language : French


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