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#gender discrimination

“Estargel.” (Man up.) “Enshaf.” (Be tough.) “Mat’ayatsh.” (Don’t cry.) These are all expressions that most men in Egypt grow up hearing. Imposing a sense of emotional paralysis, men are expected to be tough, dependable, emotionless, and strong. A tweet asking “why do men have a hard time expressing their emotions?” was the straw that broke the camel’s back. The tweet received a flood of answers agreeing to the concept and gladly willing to protest about the unfairness of society’s expectations…