Bridging the Digital Gap: Navigating Access to Technology Among Egyptian Youth

written by Tarek Soliman, Egypt

In the bustling streets and neighborhoods of Egypt, a digital divide silently echoes through the lives of the youth. As technology becomes increasingly intertwined with education and economic opportunities, the disparities in access to digital tools and the internet pose significant challenges for many young Egyptians.

Bridging Gaps: Empowering Egyptian Youth by Overcoming Gender Disparities

written by Sara Bekhiet , Egypt

In the vibrant tapestry of Egypt’s youth, a persistent challenge weaves its way through the dreams and aspirations of young women – gender disparities. While progress has been made, societal norms and structural barriers continue to cast shadows on the opportunities available to these promising individuals.

Mental Health Challenges Among Egyptian Youth: Breaking the Stigma

written by Nouran El Beltagy, Egypt

In Egypt, mental health challenges among the youth are prevalent, with statistics revealing a substantial need for attention and reform. According to a survey conducted by the Egyptian Ministry of Health, nearly 25% of young people aged 18 to 29 reported experiencing symptoms of anxiety or depression.

Media misinformation and disinformation

written by Marina Medhat, Egypt

Media misinformation and disinformation is a major worldwide problem, as media plays a big role everyday in our lives. Everyone uses media for different purposes. In today’s society, it’s hard to tell what’s true and what’s fake!, and we have seen more and more people fall victim to media – induced confusion, believing all kinds of fake stories which leads to unnecessary drama.

Advantages and disadvantages of media

written by Marina Medhat, Egypt

The media plays a very big role in the modern world that we are living in. Everything became so fast since the innovation of the Internet and mobile phones. But what about the effect of the social media and comparing the modern world that everyone is connected to the world and the past when we didn’t have Internet or mobile phones? Would our lives be better or worse if we didn’t have all these kinds of media technology?

Employment challenges and solution

written by Sandra Mikhael, Egypt

Each of us will likely face many challenges throughout our professional life. Each step in a career path can bring new expectations and obstacles to overcome. Preparing for these challenges, and learning tips and strategies to overcome them can help you be successful. In this article, we discuss a few of the most common employment challenges and tips you can utilize to overcome them.  

Skills Gap/Mismatch and implications

written by Hany Amin, Better World Foundation, Egypt

Challenges facing the public education system indicate that the youth unemployment crisis in Egypt is not due solely to a lack of job opportunities; there is a gap between what students learn in schools and the skills required for the workplace

MediActive Youth Project
website created


As part of the “Transcontinental MEDIActive Youth: Africa on Board” project coordinated by CDER, a special website dedicated to media literacy and media activism of young people was created: The overall project objective is to build the capacity of youth organizations, youth workers and young people, and to develop new educational online resources in… Continue reading MediActive Youth Project
website created