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Egypt lives in era of ensuring human rights, supporting women, empowering caregivers, and investing in future generations, says Minister Al-Kabbaj
The camps will take place in several governorates, including Cairo, Alexandria, Damietta, and Minya over the coming weeks under the framework of “Men and Women for Gender Equality” programme implemented through the generous support of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).
UN Women’s programme has worked with essential service providers nationally and locally in supporting survivor-centred approach, says Country Representative Christine Arab
Egyptian Professor receives two international prestigious accolades for 2021
Statistically, men are more violent than women, but this does not prevent women from committing violence as well: Clarissa Humphreys
Workshop brings together government, non-governmental organizations, such as Ministry of Youth and Sports, and WellSpring Egypt
Egypt has 2.6 million factory workers in 2018; most of them were of childbearing age
48.8% of athletes who participated in 2020 Tokyo Olympics were women
UN Women Egypt has commended the Egyptian parliament’s approval of amendments advancing more legal rights for Egyptian women who have suffered from sexual harassment. Through the amendment to the Penal Code, sexual harassment is now classed as a felony, and increases the penalty for this to a minimum of two years imprisonment instead of six …
If 600 million more women are connected to internet in 3 years, this would translate to $13-18bn rise in global GDP
The programme will be implemented in collaboration with UN Women and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), in partnership with Egypt’s Ministry of Youth and Sports and the National Council for Women (NCW).
Cinema has considerable influence in shaping people’s beliefs, values and perception of reality, says Christian Berger
In the early months of the pandemic, the United Nations (UN) projected that quarantines and lockdowns could lead to a shocking 15 million additional cases of gender-based violence every three months. Sadly, those predictions appear to be coming true.
Actress has engaged with UNFPA in different activities to amplify relevant messages to communities
This will achieve full equality between men and women in assuming positions at all judicial bodies, so that there would be no need to file lawsuits to reach this equality.
Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, praises Egypt’s national strategy for women’s empowerment 2030
Page aims to empower women and shed light on problems of gender inequality, by breaking stereotypes
Fariz praised the Egyptian Government’s efforts to achieve gender equality and update the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research’s National Strategy for Science, Technology and Innovation 2030.
She created a photo session that includes a series of photographic self-portraits, entitled “’Below Sea level”, that expresses her message without the need for saying a word.
The world’s largest gathering of women technologists expands
its reach with an event tailored for the EMEA region.
The discussions also sought to lay down future areas of cooperation to enhance and support Egypt’s efforts in empowering women across various fields.
Violations include rape, forced sterilisation, virginity tests, FGM, and more
Programme is co-financed between UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, and Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
This comes especially after the Hamdouk Transitional Government in Sudan announced its intention to sign this agreement after many years of Sudan’s rejection of this document.
Over 264 million people around world of all ages suffer from depression
Event led by students, alumni, and wider AUC community, featured speakers from several universities
Egypt was first country globally to launch 2030 women strategy
While numbers reveal alarmingly high rates of violence against women and girls, they do not reflect ongoing impact of COVID-19
80% of women’s complaints in 2020 were about economic difficulties they faced due to COVID-19 pandemic
Egypt participates in 65th session of UN Commission on Status of Women