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The event joined the global community in launching the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. The 16 day period commences every year on 25 November, which marks the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until International Human Rights Day on 10 December.
In January, British royal family allowed Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to step back from royal duties. The couple now live in the US state of California
Thus women rights activists and organisations are calling for action to be taken to protect young girls and women from the violence they are exposed to.
El-Adl is one of the most acknowledged cartoonists across the globe for her work that addresses women’s issues, including harassment and female genital mutilation
A year ago, at the landmark Nairobi Summit on ICPD25, the world came together to commit to ending preventable maternal death, the unmet need for contraception, and gender-based violence and harmful practices like child marriage and female genital mutilation, by 2030. At that Summit, more than 8,000 delegates from 170 countries made 1,250 financial and other commitments in support of sexual and reproductive health and rights.
The workshop tackled different topics including issues affecting children, particularly girls, and how media can cover such issues in a way that respects child rights, adhering to the national and international child rights conventions
Eradicating all barriers to girls’ development will be pivotal in post-COVID-19 recovery, attainment of UN SDGs
Initiative aims to raise awareness among Egyptians on domestic violence, educate people what to do if they themselves are exposed to such abuse
Experts from Dell Technologies, Google, YouTube provided insights into accelerating start-ups during forum
Breast Cancer is the most common type of cancer among Egyptian women, and is estimated to be the cause of 22% of all cancer-related female deaths in the country.
Sexual harassment, or exposure to gender-based violence, has varied and far-reaching impact on women and girls, says Nahla Abdel Tawab
Top female entrepreneurs and corporate leaders from fintech and design sectors have been invited to share their expertise
UK, Egypt share strong commitment to supporting female contribution to global peace and security, says British Ambassador to Egypt
Egypt ranked first in MENA region in terms of gender-sensitive measures taken to support women, achieving a full score of 21
Lamia Kamel, CEO at public relations firm CC Plus and Founder of Narrative Summit, is an avid supporter of women’s empowerment.
The minister’s remarks came during her participation in the UN’s Women Political Leaders Session on Thursday, which occurred as part of the celebrations for the UN’s 75th Anniversary.
Divisions have appeared relating to women’s participation in the workforce, and their productivity if they work from home whilst caring for children
Total of 116 violent crimes occurred against women in 6M 2020
Gender-based violence increased during coronavirus, so face masks were designed to raise awareness on this issue, says Hadia Abdel Fattah
Several female journalists, from Egypt and elsewhere in Middle East, have come forward with sexual misconduct allegations
Egypt’s Prosecutor General ordered investigation into alleged gang rape at Fairmont, after receiving a report from National Council of Women about incident
The platform, which was held in the form of a webinar, saw the ministry and NCW join forces with the World Economic Forum. It represents the first of its kind in the Africa and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) regions.
Women make up 49% and girls 23% of all victims of human trafficking. Sexual exploitation is the most common form of exploitation, followed by forced labor
Participation of women is macro-critical, it is no longer lip service, says Al-Mashat
It is a national public-private collaboration model enabling the government and businesses to take decisive action on closing economic gender gaps, the Ministry of International Cooperation explained in a press statement on Monday.
They are also more vulnerable to these elements, according to Engee Soliman, strategic partnerships and advocacy unit manager at Plan International Egypt.
Accelerator to provide economic opportunities for women to recover from COVID-19 pandemic, says Maya Morsi
A founder and early leader of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Lewis led protests against racial injustice in an era in which apartheid was still rampant in the American South
UNFPA says if lockdown continues for 6 months, 47 million women in low- and middle-income countries may not be able to access modern contraceptives.
Why sexually assaulted women take so long to speak out?