Egypt honored 32 women across the country and named them 2019 ideal mothers - Karim Abdel Aziz/Egypt Today Egypt honored 32 women across the country and named them 2019 ideal mothers - Karim Abdel Aziz/Egypt Today

In pics: Egypt names 32 women 2019 ideal mothers

Tue, Mar. 19, 2019
CAIRO – 19 March 2019: Egypt honored 32 women across the country and named them 2019 ideal mothers, according to a report issued by the Ministry of Social Solidarity in a conference Monday.

The ministry announced Monday the names of Egypt's ideal mothers, including a mother with disability and a mother of a son with special needs from different governorates including: Cairo, Giza, Assyut, North Sinai, New Valley, Qena, Matrouh, Alexandria, Kafr el-Sheikh, Aswan, Fayoum, Red Sea, Qaluybia, Sharqia, Port Said, Gharbiya, Beni Suef, Menoufia, Beheira, Sohag, South Sinai and Suez.

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Egypt honored 32 women across the country and named them 2019 ideal mothers - Karim Abdel Aziz/Egypt Today


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Egypt honored 32 women across the country and named them 2019 ideal mothers - Karim Abdel Aziz/Egypt Today


Amira Helal, an honored mother from North Sinai, said that she is a pensioner; she retired from her work as a deputy head of a school in Arish city. She bore the responsibility of bringing up her two children after her husband died of cancer in 2000.

Honoring ideal mothers in Egypt is a tradition that takes place every year to appreciate their role in bringing up their children into good citizens who serve their homeland. The mothers are granted medals in a ceremony marking Mother's Day.

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Egypt honored 32 women across the country and named them 2019 ideal mothers - Karim Abdel Aziz/Egypt Today


It is said that the ideal mother competition starts in January, where applications are submitted with nominations.

Egypt celebrates Mother's Day on March 21 every year.

The Mother's Day is a celebration to honor mothers, motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers on the society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in March or May.
 
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