Featured Author: Eman AbdElRahman

Global Voices Online contributor Eman AbdElRahman, also known as Lasto Adri, regularly posts articles about her native Egypt. However, she is also active in a project called Kolena Laila, which according to the website:

“We are all Laila” is an initiative to devote a day, annually, to speak up about the problems facing oppressed women in the Arab region. On that day, bloggers publish posts under the title of “We are all Laila” to raise awareness and discuss the concerns of women in Arab societies.

She was onhand to participate in the Second Arab Bloggers Conference in Beirut, Lebanon, where she presented the project to the group. In this video, she discusses the project.


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