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The achievement is first of its kind in 60 years, says NGO
Women MPs will share experiences and maximise learning for future prospective female MPs
Observers say she was trying to vote for others using their IDs
Naoom perfectly sews plots of drama shows to mirror Egyptian society throughout the years
The president said this parliament is the last merit in Egypt’s political road map
Egypt continues to lead the pack, with 18% of candidates
Videos of “police brutality” are usually circulated on social media, receive exposure and outrage, before being looked into by officials after media pressure
Valeant said they expected the medication – colloquially called ‘female Viagra’ – to be available in the US in the fourth quarter this year, and planned to bring the drug to the international market.
Egypt’s ranking is “catastrophic” in women empowerment, says minister of solidarity
The higher you go with age, the more cases you find of girls who have undergone FGM, says Coalition Against FGM director Randa Fakhr El-Din
The convention will witness the attendance of delegates from over 40 global women institutions and over 650 influential figures
“It’s not a political issue but a social and cultural one,” said social expert during NCW conference
Accurate arrests, based on information, will achieve positive results in preventing sexual harassment, says vice squad police officer
By Semanur Karaman and Sara Katrine Brandt No country in the world is safe for women human rights defenders, yet Egypt is particularly dangerous for women who want to contribute to democracy and assert their presence in the public-political sphere. Here are a few examples of defenders who have been punished, attacked, who have experienced …
By Dr Cesar Chelala In recent times, women are increasingly becoming an engine for economic and cultural progress worldwide, oftentimes fighting against disadvantageous circumstances. Such is the case of the owner of a small art gallery in the city of Troy, New York. In 2001 the city had a new addition to its artistic heritage, the Martinez …
Crowd funding ongoing for space as group can no longer provide “safe and judgement-free environment” they promise, says project manager
Among main objections to strategy is its vague definition of sexual violence, often linking it to moralistic perspectives
“We hope police are better trained and ready to help victims during Eid,” says coordinator
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.
The ads show several forms of sexual harassment, to mobilise people on the street
‘State stopped denying sexual harassment,’ says report
The statement came in a press conference entitled “Female judges in the Arab World”.
By Ignacio Artaza I was recently in Aswan to meet with the local government, partner NGOs, and people working together to fight against female genital mutilation (FGM), a widespread practice in Egypt that predates both Christianity and Islam and was criminalised by Egyptian law in 2008. What a refreshing experience! The commitment and dedication I …
“We did not only tell our stories, we also shared our friends’ stories, whether females or males,” says one participant
Women from all corners of Egypt, and the world, gathered in Alexandria to conclude the Egyptian Women Empowerment project.
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
“Marwa Adel is one of the most professional photographers in the world, and she has a statement to make, and it is a very important one regarding women and society,” said Professor Shems Friedlander, director of the AUC’s photographic gallery.
By Ahmed Tharwat Muslim women living in the West are attacked in the streets, supermarkets, buses, and football games, just for wearing the hijab. In France, Muslim students are denied education for wearing hijabs, last week a 15-year-old Muslim student was banned from school for wearing a long black skirt, “seen as openly religious for …
The “photographic journey”, as Friedlander chose to describe it, accommodates the international month of women, March.
In late 2013, the Thomson Reuters Foundation conducted its third annual poll on women’s rights in Arab states. 336 specialists designed the poll to assess the extent to which states adhere to key provisions of the UN Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), which most Arab League states have signed, ratified or …