Dr Sahar Khamis is Associate Professor of Communication and an Affiliate Professor of Women's Studies at the University of Maryland. She specialises in Arab and Muslim media, and is a public speaker and radio host.
In-depth: Arab women played a pivotal role as activists, organisers and leaders during the 2011 uprisings, but a decade later the promise of greater gender equality remains unfulfilled.
Comment: Completely stifling political and media freedoms in Egypt will precipitate Sisi's downfall, writes Sahar Khamis.
Comment: Since well before the Arab Spring, women in the Middle East and North Africa have been fighting for their political, social and legal rights, writes Sahar Khamis.