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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
And COVID-19 will continue to have far-reaching impact on the hard-won gender equality gains in all countries. No country has fully achieved gender equality, with all countries grappling with gaps in women’s equal participation in economic and public life. All countries are also struggling to address the “shadow” pandemic – violence against women.
The awarding ceremony was held on Thursday morning, at the residence of the Mexican Ambassador in Cairo, Jose Octavio Tripp.
Both parties to exchange experiences, information, and publications on common topics, and jointly prepare studies with regard to gender issues
Event takes place in cooperation with UN Women Egypt, Wikipedia Arabic, Oriflame
NCW is going to work on 2 main components of awareness raising and training especially in economic empowerment, protection from violence
Project also aims to advance women’s financial inclusion, economic empowerment in rural Egypt
Facebook has launched the #SheCreates e-book, marking the International Women’s Day.
These discussions would take place on a scientific basis to search for solutions that are suitable for implementation, and which open the way for a decade of opportunities for cooperation and partnerships in various fields.