Arab Woman: from Old Dogmas to New Realities (Part 1)

Filonik A.O., Baturina V.N.


The article makes an attempt to assess some aspects of the women's issue in Egypt, which historically occupies a leading place in the Arab East, reproduces almost the entire range of problems related to gender issues in this region, and enjoys great authority in the Arab environment, being the largest center of Islamic ideology and source dissemination of Islamic culture and ethics. The opinions of some prominent Egyptian authors on the role of religion in Arab society, the formation of Islamic consciousness and behavioral stereotypes, which today determine the views, approaches and interpretations of the Egyptians of the norms that form the basis of the attitude of the Ummah to such concepts as marriage, family, gender relations, rules of interpersonal communication in everyday life. The state policy implemented in line with the “Women's Empowerment Strategy 2030” is examined. The largescale tasks that are set for society are assessed, from overcoming the degraded position of women to focusing them on active participation in the development of the country, including through adaptation to the modern way of life in the process of overcoming survivalist models of family structure and life and further strengthening the nuclear family, as the most coinciding with the modernization course of the state.


Islam; family; marriage; society; Strategy 2030; fertility; discrimination; role conflicts; nuclear family; women's liberties.

DOI: 10.31249/rimm/2024.01.08

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