FES MENA Blog

From Beirut to Khartoum and from Rabat to Teheran, our FES colleagues, partners as well as guest contributors share their insights from the ground and offer food for thought on current developments in the MENA region.

The views expressed in this blog series are not necessarily those of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung.


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How women in the Global South reclaim feminism

Women protest denouncing the violence that took place against them at an earlier protest against the military in Sudan.


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Youth Initiatives in Egypt Defy Patriarchy Unconventionally

“I staged a sit-in at home. I hung up posters around the apartment to challenge my parents who would not let me head to Maydan”, recounts a woman in...


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From Margin to Centre: Feminist Blogging as Political Practice

This piece explores the ways in which feminist blogging has the potential of re-politicizing feminist movements and offers an overview of the...


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Young Feminist Movements and Funding

Disrupting societal customs and perceptions that legitimize, promote, and conceal violence against women is one of the many goals we seek to...


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Challenging Impostor Feminism in Lebanon

This article takes a critical look at the manifestation of “impostor feminism” in Lebanon today, a form of self-attributed feminism that shies away...


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07.03.2022 | Blog

End of the campaign - our “Climate for Justice” fight continues!

Climate change and social justice are closely interlinked. The consequences of climate change threaten to further exacerbate the existing inequalities...


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02.12.2021 | Blog

Forest fires in Algeria: causes, consequences, and solutions

This year's summer was, to say the least, exceptional. While the world was facing a new wave of Covid-19, a series of forest fires broke out in...


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30.09.2021 | Blog

Capitalist Patriarchal Nightmare, Ecofeminist Awakening

We must dismantle capitalist patriarchy that thrives on exploiting women and nature to attain a socially and environmentally just future.


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30.08.2021 | Blog

Climate for Justice!

The social aspects of the coming transformation demand to play a central role, we simply cannot afford to keep looking the other way.


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23.07.2021 | Blog

Human rights and migrants in Libya, a conversation with activist Tariq Lamlum.

What about the human rights situation in Libya? We interviewed Tarik Lamloum from the Libyan NGO Belaady on this issue.


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