Reham Mokbel


A Bedouin woman from al-Aweida tribe sits next to her tent in north Sinai, April 12, 2008.  (photo by REUTERS/Amr Dalsh)

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Sinai initiative targets tribal weddings with push for official documents

Thursday, Jul. 20, 2017 | Reham Mokbel, Contributor

Egypt’s National Council for Women is taking steps to replace tribal weddings with civil marriage in the Sinai Peninsula by helping women get the proper birth and marriage certificates.

Women-only cafe opens in Upper Egypt

Sunday, Jun. 11, 2017 | Reham Mokbel, Contributor

The instantly popular Pink Cafe for women meets a need in Upper Egypt, a conservative place where women have few options for socializations and entertainment.

Can new mobile app help solve Egypt's environmental problems?

Friday, Mar. 10, 2017 | Reham Mokbel, Contributor

A new mobile application aimed at collecting and recycling e-waste may face obstacles in Egypt because of a lack of awareness about the importance of recycling and protecting the environment.

Egypt’s cross-border psychological support for Syrians

Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017 | Reham Mokbel, Contributor

A number of Egyptian psychiatrists have launched an online initiative to help Syrians who are suffering from psychological problems as a result of the ongoing war in their country.

New initiative helps Egyptians fight back against sexual harassment

Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016 | Reham Mokbel, Contributor

The Aman Initiative, launched in September, aims to educate Egyptians about sexual harassment, encourage women to report assault and train women to defend themselves in threatening situations.

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Reham Mokbel is a political science researcher at the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies. She is based in Cairo and is a freelance reporter for Deutsche Welle. Reham has a BA from the faculty of economics and political science in the English section at Cairo University and is preparing a master's in international relations.

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