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The Fifth Estate: Egypt, the Arab World and the War on Women

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Egyptian-American journalist Mona Eltahawy has been one of the most visible reporters of the dramatic events in Egypt in recent years. Feminist website Jezebel has called her ‘the woman explaining Egypt to the West’ – and she’s combined her coverage of radical politics with calls for both social and sexual revolutions.

In this special spotlight edition of The Fifth Estate, series host Sally Warhaft speaks with Eltahawy about her experiences as a journalist and activist in Egypt, her thoughts on the rapidly changing human rights situation in her home country, and her call for women’s revolution in both public and private spheres.

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