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Ariane Lavrilleux


Ariane Lavrilleux is a journalist based in Cairo

In-depth: Ten years after the Arab Spring, Sisi rules Egypt with an iron fist. Under the guise of fighting terrorism, civil society has faced an unprecedented crackdown, including children.

18 February, 2021

Six months after the Constitutional Declaration was signed and the three-year democratic transition started, former ‘popular committees’ controlled by Bashir’s National Congress Party have now been totally reshaped.

04 February, 2020

Despite being made illegal, FGM is still commonplace, with most cutting operations performed by doctors who should know better.

08 March, 2019

Women working while their husbands stay at home has become a common situation among refugee communities in Egypt, where millions are living, according to local authorities.

19 December, 2018