Fatima Al-Wahaidy

The World in 2018

Fri, 01 Feb 2019 - 09:22 GMT

It’s been a turbulent 2018, with wars raging across the Middle East, Brexit pulling Europe apart and a new world order emerging in the East.

Bringing Together the 50 Plus Community

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 - 11:50 GMT

The Global Media Makers initiative highlights inspiring Egyptian film projects in search of a global language audience can all understand

Women Empowering Africa

Mon, 07 Jan 2019 - 10:30 GMT

Increasing the role of women in the economy of any country is part of the solution to financial and economic crises, and is critical for economic resilience and inclusive growth.

Terrorism in Egypt reaching its last stop

Sun, 04 Nov 2018 - 05:44 GMT

In conjunction with the launch of Egypt’s second edition of the World Youth Forum terrorists spoil the scene by Christian worshipers on Friday, killing at least seven and wounding another 19 including children

Profile of a Qatari‏ ‏‎ woman uprooted and stripped of her rights at the age of five ‎

Sun, 23 Sep 2018 - 03:24 GMT

From Geneva, Qatari tribe Al Ghufran calls on the international community to take a ‎stand on the Tamim regime who violated international conventions and treaties through its ‎discriminatory policies against the tribe. ‎

Opinion: Change is an evolution

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 - 09:40 GMT

Lifestyle change is not a revolution, but rather a daily active process that is always challenging, especially if you want to transform many things at once.

Unmasking Gender Stereotypes through Music

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 07:00 GMT

Rising feminist band Bnt Al-Masarwa works to create a lyrical memory that gives space for individuality and free choice rather than capturing individuals in gender roles.

TEDxKakumaCamp, the first TEDx event from a refugee camp

Mon, 04 Jun 2018 - 08:44 GMT

TEDxKakumaCamp will be the first TEDx event hosted in a refugee camp, with refugees, and also for refugees.

Ramadan Away from Home

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 02:39 GMT

Arab expats share their stories celebrating the holy month in Egypt, fusing some of the most cherished traditions that characterize Ramadan in their countries with those of their new homes.

New Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo

Wed, 09 May 2018 - 03:46 GMT

This is the ninth Ebola outbreak since it was first discovered in DR Congo in 1976

You too can support women to breastfeed anytime, anywhere

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 - 02:12 GMT

Many mothers choose not to breastfeed a lot of reasons but mainly it is because they do not feel comfortable to breastfeed in public and due to lack of support

Taba: When Egyptian diplomacy succeeds

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 - 03:36 GMT

Taba’s liberation sends a strong message to the world that Egypt is able to use all means to protect its land and dignity.

I am a proud feminist: Antonio Guterres

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Guterres praised the vital role of the CSW to erase stereotypes and fight discrimination limiting women’s and girls’ opportunities.

CSW’s 62nd session focuses on empowering rural women

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 - 12:09 GMT

The 62nd session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW 62) kicks off on Monday, shedding light on actions required by governments and the international community to achieve gender justice, especially for rural women and girls.

Educating the pillars of society

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 - 03:04 GMT

This month we shed light on a few inspirational stories of successful women who overcame all challenges to resume their education and become literate

Learn the facts about rural women and girls

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 01:29 GMT

Rural women face multiple forms of discrimination as they have limited access to land and productive resources despite doing most of the household care

Happy International Women’s Day: Lets all press for progress

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 08:00 GMT

The global theme for IWD 2018 is “Women Too: Press on to Progress as Game Changers.”

Tips to curb water use and protect future generations

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 02:45 GMT

According to WHO, with the current consumption rate, by 2025 two-thirds of the world’s population may face water shortages.

Bouhired, the woman who sang “Algeria is our Mother” in French Schools

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 08:52 GMT

This is not the first time Djamila Bouhired has visited Egypt and surely not her first time to be honored in the Arab world, and especially in Egypt.

OPINION: Why is Israel still trying children in military courts?

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 - 09:55 GMT

Two generations of Palestinian children are victims of violence and mistreatment. Hopefully, a third generation would have a brighter future.