“[The Internet] encourages each of us to communicate and connect—not only with women who seem like us, but with those who are unfamiliar. And, in the process of opening our eyes, minds, and hearts to new horizons, we can help shape a future of understanding, acceptance, and peace” (Queen Rania of Jordan, 2007) (Wheeler, 2008). Displaying women’s current access to social media platforms such as Facebook, the study employs a comparative study on a number of Women’s Rights organizations in diverse Arab countries from the Middle East and North Africa (Egypt, Lebanon, and Tunisia) by identifying, monitoring and focusing on the differentials in: interactivity and issues tackled on the SNSs (Social Networking Websites) such as Facebook.
Journalism & Mass Communication Department
MA in Journalism & Mass Communication
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Committee Member 1
Abou Oaf, Mervat
Committee Member 2
Abou Youssef, Inas
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(2018).Cyber-feminism and facebook: A comparative study of Arab Women's Organization activity in Tunisia, Lebanon, and Egypt [Master’s thesis, the American University in Cairo]. AUC Knowledge Fountain.
Abdlgalil, Amira. Cyber-feminism and facebook: A comparative study of Arab Women's Organization activity in Tunisia, Lebanon, and Egypt. 2018. American University in Cairo, Master's thesis. AUC Knowledge Fountain.