In 2005, she began publishing articles while teaching classes at the American University in Cairo.
Her book, The Poison Tree: Planted and Grown in Egypt, came out in In January 2008.
Just because we met doesn’t mean we have to get married. We get the social pressures on you to be a “good wife and mother”, but you need to chill.
The fact that we went out on a few dates or I told you I like you is most definitely NOT a marriage proposal.
Marwa Rakha (born 1978) is an Egyptian relationship and dating expert.
Rakha is a widely cited relationship and advice personality in Egypt and the Arab World, frequently appearing in both print and broadcast media formats, especially talk shows, and she is well known for her controversial views on dating and virginity.
Because the majority of people in Egypt are Muslim, Egyptian government offices and business observe Friday as the day of rest.
The gruesome reality women face in Egypt, however, doesn't stop within their own homes.
As a blonde, visibly foreign individual, my life as a woman in Egypt has been challenging in a way no other country could be.
The blatant sexual harassment and a lack of equality opened my eyes to the work that still needs to be done in Egypt to become a comfortable living space for women.
Rakha is well known in the Arab World for her controversial views on a number of subjects related to relationships and sexual health.
She has said "I was brought up to be a good middle class Egyptian girl; but somehow being good did not suit my notions...
Men and women usually live at home with their parents until they get married.