Inside Women’s Prisons in Egypt: Conditions and Violations Behind Bars

During the 16 Days of Activism for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Egyptian Human Rights Forum (EHRF)  collaborated with Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP)  on a panel  about the unique challenges and abuses that women prisoners face; and the ways torture and imprisonment affect women for years beyond their detention in order to  shed light on the Egyptian regime’s systematic and gendered tactics to silence women political activists, and the implications this has for women prisoners, their families, and Egyptian society as a whole.

Speakers :

Solafa Magdy, TIMEP Bassem Sabry Democracy Fellow

Sara Mohamed, Researcher and Human Rights Advocate

Samar Elhussieny, Programs Officer, Egyptian Human Rights Forum (EHRF)

Moderator, Mai Elsaadany, Executive Director of the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP)

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