Network Feminism and Social Movement Learning

  • Leona M. English
  • Catherine J. Irving
Part of the International Issues in Adult Education book series (ADUL)


The mass protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square during the 2011 Egyptian revolution garnered global media attention. The stories that received less attention were the incidents of harassment and abuse endured by women participants. To draw attention to the violence women faced then, and on an ongoing basis, one young woman, Nihal Saad Zaghloul, began connecting with others through social media.


Sexual Harassment Social Movement Nonprofit Sector Informal Learning Digital Divide 
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© Sense Publishers 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Leona M. English
    • 1
  • Catherine J. Irving
    • 2
  1. 1.St. Francis Xavier UniversityCanada
  2. 2.St. Francis Xavier UniversityCanada

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