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Work and Marriage: Can Egyptian Women Have Both?

Research suggests that the number of Egyptian women who are simultaneously employed, married and a mother – as well as happy – is shockingly low, just three per cent of all employed women. But is there really a contradiction between marriage and employment for Egyptian women? Do Egyptian women find greater rewards in the marriage market than the labour market? These are some of the questions that motivate Dina Abdel Fatah, a researcher at the Egyptian Centre for Migration Studies at the American University in Cairo. 

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