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Many Egyptian women suffer marital rape yet are given no recourse to legal or religious protection
Despite the economic effects of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the world still stands on the edge of the biggest wealth transfer in history.
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.
Free Egyptians Party fails to have any seats in recent elections, although it was most-represented party in 2015 parliament
NCW, Plan International Egypt organize regional conference on violence against women and girls and COVID-19
Renowned geologist made contributions to Egyptian community and role of women in society, making her pioneer for women’s work worldwide
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
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.
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.
7.1% of executive positions in Egypt are held by women, which is higher than 5.4% average in MENA region, says Planning Minister
The voting took place during a meeting of the UN General Assembly Third Committee relating to a range of social, humanitarian affairs and human rights issues.
Initiative aims to raise awareness among Egyptians on domestic violence, educate people what to do if they themselves are exposed to such abuse
Whilst men’s football in Egypt has always garnered attention, women’s team needs development and strengthening
The House of Representatives approved four agreements signed between the Ministry of International Cooperation and the US, which amount to about $33.4m.
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
UK, Egypt share strong commitment to supporting female contribution to global peace and security, says British Ambassador to Egypt
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.
In line with bank’s commitment to advance women, partnership aims to empower women to launch next stage of their businesses
The project will help raise Egypt’s market value in exports and ensure that families and households become more sustainable, according to Minister of International Cooperation, Rania 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.
Why sexually assaulted women take so long to speak out?
95% of complaints related to social and economic needs, Aml Abd El Moneim
Higher amounts of blood enzyme in men purportedly makes them more susceptible to virus
Initiative to address, mitigate impacts of pandemic on most vulnerable sectors of society
From Ariel’s powerful #ShareTheLoad engagement to Barbie telling us ‘You Can Be Anything’, there are some fantastic examples of brands actively shifting the conversation to include women, and expand on their contributions to the world we live in.
NCW President Maya Morsy confirmed that the report monitors all policies and procedures taken by the authorities.