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“To honour those men and women who made cinema happen in 2019, to find calm and ensure that the festival of film remains just that, a festival, the board… has unanimously decided to resign,” the academy said in a statement.
I support Al-Sisi in the coming election for his accomplishments and I told him he needs better aides
The NCW discussed means of evaluation for the strategy’s implementation
A joint forum between Egypt and Japan discussed their partnership for advancement of women’s political, economic growth
The report called on media and political parties to raise awareness about the role of women
“We want Arab governments to specify 25% quota for women’s businesses,” says UN Regional Director
The initiative launched a month-long photo exhibition featuring sexual harassment stories of young women
Rights group says it will confront sexual harassment and help women feel secure
Crowd funding ongoing for space as group can no longer provide “safe and judgement-free environment” they promise, says project manager
The main idea was to eliminate stereotypes by getting the stories out in the public, whilst helping the women involved acquire a better understanding of harassment.
“We did not only tell our stories, we also shared our friends’ stories, whether females or males,” says one participant
The film links parts of the former Ottoman country in an attempt to shed light on the deep relationship of love between women and Turkish soap operas
“Guys place bets on whoever harasses women most,” says founder of ‘I Saw Harassment’
The statement tackled the subjects of children, women and inmates rights
2015’s new demands add up to old unachieved ones
One in three women around the world has reported an experience of violence, 38% of all murder crimes against women were by their partners
Statement calls on committee tasked with amending election legislation to hold dialogue with women rights groups
A 20-year-old village woman was gang-raped on orders from tribal elders who objected to her relationship with a man
Activists have called on social networks for Saudi women to go behind the wheel on Saturday, in a campaign in the world’s only country that bans women from driving
By Nesreen Salem On behalf of the Egyptian Women’s Union, I flew to Sweden to give a speech about Egyptian women’s plight in Egypt after the “spring”. I was a keynote speaker on a panel in the very heart of Swedish parliament. My audience included representatives from every political party in Sweden as well as …
Statement released by the Muslim Brotherhood claims human rights organisations have “falsified information” and helped to press charges against women
What the post-revolutionary Islamist and conservative onslaught against Egyptian women distorts is the growing strength of Egypt’s feminist counter-culture and grassroots female emancipation. Surveying Egypt’s political landscape, you might be excused for thinking that women are a minority. Only five members of the Committee of 50 tasked with revising the constitution are women. Unsurprisingly, this …
Amina Sboui, better known by her pseudonym Tyler, will be charged under the “criminal conspiracy” section of the penal code
Violations on the rise, governmental representation not exceeding 6%, while trafficking persists
The women’s rights group issued their monthly report, condemning women rights’ violations in Egypt
Maybe it is necessary for us to have a culture revolution. Maybe the women of this country should revolt. Maybe it is time for us to rise up to meet our oppressors.
No-one should trivialise such crimes against Egyptian women, as doing so is wrong, unethical, and immoral
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A video of Egyptian self-proclaimed cleric Sheikh Saad Arafat went viral on Monday, showing one of his religious “lessons” on Al-Rahma channel, a self-described Islamic channel. In the video he deals with sexual harassment as follows, “even if you [the woman] are face-veiled, you are the reason for harassment for going out of your house …
Husband says his wife possessed by jinn.