The New Woman Research Center, founded in 1984, is an Egyptian non-governmental feminist organization that works on women’s issues through advocacy and research. Both editors are active members. Hind Wassef is involved in research on violence against women. Her interests include gender issues and education. Nadia Wassef is an independent researcher on gender issues. Her activism and research cover a range of iddues including histories of women’s movements and organizations, female genital mutilation, masculinity, and violence against women.