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Between empathy and victim-blaming: the effect of personal ideologies and identities on users’ perception of the self-reported gender-based violence posts on Facebook in Egypt

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

Abstract The advent and proliferation of digital technology, particularly social media, has provide a potential voice to voiceless people. This capacity enables public shaming of sexual perpetrators as evinced via public accusations leveled against celebrities regarding sexual harassment, which resulted in some celebrities losing work and suffering financially. Similar social …

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Feminist Markers in Contemporary Arabic Songs: Analytical Study of Discourse and Gender (English translation)

CredIt: Ahram Online (english.ahram.org.eg) Singer Dina Elwededi gives a concert at the Fountain Theatre

Abstract This study traces feminist markers by analyzing expressions of feminism in popular Arab songs across various media through the feminist and social role theoretical frameworks. The applied portion of the study is limited to YouTube. For the methodological framework, the study adopts a mixed approach. This is established through …

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Peace Journalism: Egyptian Online Journalism’s Handling of January 2011 and June 2013 Revolutions (Arabic)

Scroll down for Arabic abstract. This study investigates how Egyptian online journalism handled the events of the January 2011 and June 2013 revolutions in Egypt, evaluating them from the perspective of peace journalism. The analysis was conducted using the following three criteria: The different ways of presenting and covering these …

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Attitudes Toward the Role of Social Networks in Shaping Health Awareness during the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Actor-Network Theoretical Study of Egypt (Arabic)

Scroll down for Arabic abstract. Official statistics show that Egyptians, especially the youth, are increasingly using social networks. It is therefore important to examine the role these networks had in shaping the cognitions and attitudes of Egyptians towards the COVID-19 pandemic. The present study uses an interdisciplinary approach, utilizing both …

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