Posted in: Islamic Gender & Religious Apartheid
Published on Jan 28, 2010 by Phyllis Chesler
The Steady Erosion of Women's Rights in Egypt: A Photographic Story
These photos, sent by my good friend Tareq Heggy, speak volumes about the politicization of the Islamic Veil. In the 1950s, Cairo University graduates were not veiled. By the twenty first century, the veiling of educated women was fully underway.
Class of 1959
Class of 1978
Class of 1995
Class of 2004
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