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Campaign has already had real success in helping vulnerable communities protect themselves against COVID-19: UK Ambassador
COVID-19 pandemic has erased decades of progress towards gender equality, UN says
The agency’s emphasis of support came in a press statement on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, celebrated on 8 March.
Egyptian women obtained right to vote, run in elections in March 1956 which was one of their demands for years
Year 2021 is time to build back better, more inclusive world, says Minister Al-Mashat
Campaign aims to educate Egyptian women how to identify non-hydrogenated products
The festival is considered a global women’s movement launched by British director and producer Jude Kelly in 2010, Artistic Director of the South Bank Centre, one of the largest cultural centres in Europe, on the centenary of International Women’s Day.
Egypt’s girls and women taking firm stand against genital mutilation to change culture
‘We are living in golden age with positions and privileges offered to Egyptian women,’ says Maya Morsi
Theatre is effective in presenting contemporary challenges and their solutions, says Abdel Dayem
GCC country to hold first Basketball tournament for Saudi women in late February
53% of listed companies have at least one female board member, with women accounting for only 10.8% of 242 listed companies’ board seats
Crime rates increased significantly in H2 of 2020, reaching 299 cases of gender-based violence, says Nagwa Ramadan
Award provides Arab platform for exchanging best practices, experiences in field of Arab regional administrative development and governmental experiences
The Commercial International Bank (CIB) announced, on Tuesday, that it has been included on the 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). The Bloomberg GEI is the world’s comprehensive, investment-quality data source on gender equality at publicly-held companies. The 2021 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index includes 380 global companies spanning 11 sectors, representing 44 countries and regions. Collectively, the …
Inclusion is bank’s third consecutive year of recognition for its strides in gender equality
Egyptian government has taken leap forward by adopting policies, carrying out reforms related to Gender Parity: Al-Mashat
Draft law to increase penalty on abusive husbands with imprisonment for 3-5 years
Toughening penalty for FGM is new victory for girls’ rights: National Council for Childhood and Motherhood
Many Egyptian women suffer marital rape yet are given no recourse to legal or religious protection
The Ministry of International Cooperation has revealed that it is currently executing 34 projects, worth a total of $3.3bn, targeting gender equality in Egypt.
The fatal incident, which took place in the Cairo district of Maadi, caused Mariam Mohamed’s immediate death at the scene.
FRA granted non-banking financial activities companies 50% reduction in development fee or service charge according to percentage of women they employ
Cairo’s Economic Court has sentenced sexual assault defendant Ahmed Bassam Zaki to three-year imprisonment for misusing social media.
NCW, Plan International Egypt organize regional conference on violence against women and girls and COVID-19
Under the initiative, IFC will launch a peer learning platform that brings together Egyptian companies to exchange knowledge on best practices in creating more flexible and inclusive workplaces.
Shoeib will oversee the performing arts, leadership, teaching, and training curricula. She will also lead teams, establish and manage the integration of the performing arts into the general curricula, as well as helping students to participate in various plays inside and outside the school.
Maya Morsi, President of the NCW, said that the campaign aims to raise awareness of the FGM’s harms, and to call on parents to reject this inhuman crime, noting that raising individual awareness is an essential part of addressing this serious problem.
Egypt’s National Council for Women launched 16-day campaign to combat violence against women, which will continue until 10 December
NCW paper aims to shed light on the legislative framework for the current legal protection of women under the constitution and national laws