Erin Fracolli

Erin Fracolli is a Research Assistant at TIMEP focusing on gender issues and human rights. Ms. Fracolli received her M.A. from American University’s School of International Service, specializing in international peace and conflict resolution, with a research focus on human rights. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California, Davis, where she majored in international relations and French.

Articles by: Erin Fracolli

Women and Quotas in Egypt’s Parliament

Various studies and international organizations have noted the benefits of increased women’s representation in government, particularly within authoritarian systems.

Egypt’s National Council for Women: A Substitute for Civil Society?

With a presidential reshuffle of the council in early 2016, it is important to ask if the council’s governmental ties will force it to function as an extended arm of the government.