Mona Eltahawy

syndicated columnist

Guest

Egyptian-born syndicated columnist, writer and speaker; author of Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution

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The Obama Administration helped push Egypt's former military leader, Hosni Mubarak, to step down — partly because of violations of human rights.

Are Young Egyptians Being "Disappeared?"

The Obama Administration helped push Egypt's former military leader, Hosni Mubarak, to step down — partly because of violations of human rights.

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In April we spoke with Egyptian-born journalist Mona Eltahawy about gender politics in the Middle East.

Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution

In April we spoke with Egyptian-born journalist Mona Eltahawy about gender politics in the Middle East.

from To the Point

Mona Eltahawy has been called a "warrior journalist." An Egyptian by birth, she was brutally attacked covering the so-called "Arab Spring" in Cairo.

Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution

Mona Eltahawy has been called a "warrior journalist." An Egyptian by birth, she was brutally attacked covering the so-called "Arab Spring" in Cairo.

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