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Saudi Arabia: Women take the wheel as driving ban lifted

On Sunday, Saudi Arabia will lift its ban on women driving. While the few women who have driver’s licenses are thrilled about hitting the road, activists warn that the journey for full women’s rights will be a long one.Open roads as far as the eye can see, and not an obstacle in sight. It would …

Deutsche Welle

A trend or not: how Egyptian women encounter with World Cup 2018?

The whole world in general either males or females is currently watching and following the World Cup with passion and dream for their teams to win it. All the North African countries, most notably Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia are known for their females’ spectators. Meanwhile, Egypt in specific was having more passion and dream as …

Nehal Samir

40% of Egyptian women to participate in labour market by 2030: Al-Saeed

Egypt’s Minister of Planning Hala Al-Saeed said on Saturday that the the Sustainable Development Strategy: Egypt Vision 2030 targets raising the participation rate of women in the labour market to 35% by 2020 and to 40% by 2030. She made the remarks during her meeting on Saturday with the UN Women country representative in Egypt, …

Nehal Samir

NCW to monitor women’s of women in Ramadan dramas, commercials

Based on the social responsibility of the National Council for Women (NCW), Suzan Al-Kalini, head of the media committee at the NCW, announced that the council has formed a committee to monitor the image of women in the series, commercials, and programmes to be screened on television during the holy month of Ramadan. During the …

Nehal Samir

Microsoft Egypt launches campaign to train more than 1,500 Egyptian women

Microsoft Egypt launched a women’s empowerment campaign under the hashtag #MakeWhatsNext, aimed at motivating young women to develop their skills and discover various professions in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields. As part of the initiative, Microsoft Egypt collaborated with several governmental and non-governmental organisations around the world to organise a series of events …

Nehal Samir

What defines relationship between women’s economic empowerment, basic education?

The head of Egyptian Feminist Union, Hoda Badran, conducted a study in cooperation with the United Nations Women’s office to answer the above question. It was conducted across six Arab countries: Egypt, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Morocco, and Bahrain. Economic policies, cultural heritage disrupt women’s empowerment The study showed that the high level of women’s …

Nehal Samir

Saving the environment, empowering women

Vickie FrĂ©mont, a French woman born in Cameroon, is a modern day heroine. For the past several years she has been conducting workshops around the world, using a hands-on approach for the transformation of rejects or trash into useful everyday objects. Included in her workshops—which take place in schools, community centres, universities, and even in …

Cesar Chelala

Women who seek freedom from cultural constraints

Every young woman wants to achieve success in her personal and professional life, but the path to success can be tricky and navigating it requires being proactive in several aspects of one’s life. Even though the path to success is always accompanied by many challenges, including the cultural constraints that are defined by society’s rules, …

Daily News Egypt

3.5m women, their families across Egypt’s villages reached through Your Vote for Tomorrow’s Egypt campaign

Maya Morsi, National Council for Women (NCW) president, announced at a press statement on Sunday that Your Vote for Tomorrow’s Egypt campaign succeeded in reaching 3.5 million women and their families in villages across all of Egypt’s governorates through 1,219 public meeting and 489 door-knock campaigns over 56 days. As Egypt is about to embark …

Nehal Samir

How can women achieve happiness after marriage?

Newly-wed couples regularly suffer much from the fear of the unknown and stress arises when they think of the new stage in their life that they are embarking on. Then, after marriage, they discover that marriage life goes through many changes and developments; sometimes it is boring, or dominated by routine, and other times, it’s …

Nehal Samir

Gender inequality in film

Women are still at a disadvantage in the film industry, underrepresented in key creative positions, according to several equality-focused rights group, whose discourse has been coming back to the surface in recent years. Along with sexual harassment in the film industry, there is a huge gap in female representation in the media. The New York …

Daily News Egypt