The educational system sets rigid limits to careers that don’t fall within the traditional certification system.
Impressions of Upper Egypt’s first Islamic Al-Azhar Institute.
Students at the Islamic at Al-Azhar Institute in Assyut attend school in a strict time warp and only about half successfully complete the tough curriculum.
The Japanese school system is not tried and tested but many parents are willing to take a chance on a project that models the ‘Tokosto Plus’ system.
Across the region, schools are in trouble. A lack of funds, destruction from war, and a need for reform have education ministries scrambling to find new ways to support their most important investment.
The women who live in these old, cramped cells once had the spirits of revolutionaries. But most of them were snatched from their dreams and their freedom after July 2013, after the removal of former President Mohammed Morsi on June 30. Among them are hundreds of girls and women who have been recently arrested for political […]
We spoke to current and former detainees who described life in stuffed prisons where mental and physical abuse at the hands of wardens is commonplace. In some cases, prison time was served for smoking marijuana or writing a bad check. But across the continent, political prisoners suffered the most.
In every isolated environment, a unique language develops. Here is some prison terminology known to anyone who has ever served time behind bars in Egypt.
After spending time behind bars, newly released inmates find it difficult to re-adjust to life on the outside.
With over 40,000 Egyptians rotting away in detention, a cruel form of political torture can be found in years in solitary confinement, over