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Egyptians trolls 27-year-old Hadeer Mekawy after publicly sharing her story of having a baby from a secret customary marriage.

Egypt's National Council for Women has taken legal action against an MP who called for mandatory virginity tests for women students at university.

Egyptian MP says women students must pass 'virginity tests'

The New Arab

Egyptian MP says women students must pass 'virginity tests'

A controversial Egyptian MP has said that women must pass 'periodic virginity examinations' if they want to receive a university education.

Putting a price tag on Egyptian women

Nada Ramadan

Putting a price tag on Egyptian women

Feature: A newly amended law that requires foreign men intending to marry Egyptian women to pay $6,385 if the prospective wife is 25 years ...

Who's the daddy? Ezz, Zeina and Egypt's <em>Urfi</em> marriages

Imogen Lambert & Nada Ramadan

Who's the daddy? Ezz, Zeina and Egypt's Urfi marriages

Blog: An Egyptian court has upheld a paternity claim filed by actress Zeina against actor Ahmed Ezz, who refuses to admit fathering her children ...

The shame of child marriage in Egypt

Poverty forces families to take their girls from school to the marital beds of men decades older, at grave personal risk to the children.

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