Middle East Research and Information Project: Critical Coverage of the Middle East Since 1971

The 18 days of revolution beginning on January 25, 2011 united Egypt. A wide range of citizens, men and women, veiled and unveiled, young and old, middle-class and working-class, stood behind the goals of ending the 30-year rule of Husni Mubarak and stopping the planned succession of his son to the presidency, as well as winning bread, freedom, social justice and dignity. The military supported this national consensus and pushed its aims forward.

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How to cite this article:

Mervat Hatem "Gender and Counterrevolution in Egypt," Middle East Report 268 (Fall 2013).