Stories by Joseph Mayton

Joseph Mayton is a Cairo-based journalist whose work regularly appears in the Middle East Times, World Politics Review and other region-focused publications. subscribe to Joseph Mayton's feed

Posted on: Aug 12, 2015, Source: The Guardian

The fires raging through Northern California aren't just threatening homes and forests.

Posted on: May 6, 2009, Source: Women News Network

Egyptian activists are speaking out against the "spinster" concept and calling for a re-examination of how the country views women.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2008, Source: Women News Network

The streets of Cairo continue to be unsafe for women despite activist attempts to draw attention to verbal and physical abuse in public spaces.

Posted on: May 22, 2008, Source: Women's eNews

Egypt has appointed its first female official to certify marriages and divorces. The move has been met by public opposition from some clerics.