The Influence of Gender Discrimination on Women Entrepreneurs in North Africa
by Hajar El Mouttaqui
According to Chamlou, Klapper and Muzi (2008), “Women’s entrepreneurship is less common in the Middle East and North Africa than in other developing regions” (p. 1). One of the many reasons behind this is gender discrimination. It still presents a hindrance to North African women entrepreneurs, in Morocco, Tunisia...read more
How Did the Egyptian Revolution Impact Women?
by Lobna Abouelleil
As Dalia Mostafa (2015) put it, “A revolution cannot be imagined and enacted without women’s political action at its center” (p.125). Women were key participants in the Arab Spring revolutions that swept the Arab world in 2011. In fact, according to Muhamad S. Olimat (2014), “it was an Arab woman who sparked the Arab Spring”...read more