Egypt, along with much of the Arab world, celebrates Mother’s Day on 21 March, and to mark the occasion, social media users in the region took to the web to express their feelings, request gift ideas, and post pictures of their loved ones.
Based on Twitter internal data, mothers are the women most tweeted about on the day in question, with hashtags like #SheInspiresMe.
Below are five inspiration and heartwarming tweets from celebrated and famous Egyptian mothers, touching on topics like sacrifice, children and friendship.
Donia Samir Ghanem, actress
The actress and singer (@Donia), who is married to famous Egyptian anchor Ramy Radwan (@RamyRadwan) and with whom she has two children, talks about the kind of people one should never let go of.
Wafaa El-Kilany, TV host
El-Kilany (@Elkilanywafaa), a mother of two children, chose to post a beautiful quote about love by Mahmoud Darwish
A mother of two, the singer (@Angham), spoke profoundly about her own mother.
Hend Sabry, actress
An ambassador of UN's World Food Program and a well-known actress, Tunisian Sabry (@HendSabry), is married to an Egyptian businessman with whom she has two daughters. One of her most trending Tweets is about the gift of time.
Mona Zaki, actress
Zaki (@Monazaki) is one of the most successful names in Egyptian cinema, as well as a humanitarian. She tweeted recently addressing the issue of bullying.
She is a mother of three children and is married to famous Egyptian comedian Ahmed Helmy (@ahelmy).
For those who want to join in the fun on social media, check out these hashtags: