Social Solidarity

Irregular workers compose 60% of employed Egyptians: Social Solidarity Minister

Tue, 21 May 2024 - 03:25 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabaj made key statements Tuesday on irregular workers.

3.5M Egyptians obtain medical services from civil society: social solidarity minister

Sun, 19 May 2024 - 03:04 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabbaj stated Sunday that 3.5 million citizens obtain medical services from healthcare facilities owned and run by the civil society.

Egypt plans to localize silk industry at the hands of rural women

Thu, 09 May 2024 - 02:49 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabaj and Minister of Local Development Hisham Amena discussed Wednesday a plan to localize the silk industry in Upper Egypt.

Egyptian government reveals figures on 'Forsa' targeting employment among monetary subsides beneficiaries

Mon, 01 Apr 2024 - 02:14 GMT

The programme is funded through a grant from the Norwegian government, and implemented in collaboration with the International Labor Organization (ILO).

USAID funds socio-economic empowerment programme targeted at 150K Egyptian women

Thu, 28 Mar 2024 - 11:56 GMT

Those are residing seven governorates.

Egyptian government unveils new initiative to boost microfinance targeted at women

Sun, 10 Mar 2024 - 02:00 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity launched an initiative to increase the amount of micro loans disbursed to women by Nasser Social Bank (NSB).

Women make up 62% of Egyptian diplomats, 20% of ministers

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 - 02:23 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabbaj stated Sunday in a conference that women composed 62 percent of diplomats.

Social leaders in Egypt: delving deep into their role in advancing women rights

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 - 06:41 GMT

The social leaders are women who belong to rural, Bedouin, and low-income urban areas whose mission is mainly eradicating practices harmful to women and enhancing their socio-economic status.

'1000-Kilometer Journey' campaign promotes awareness on reproductive health, cervical cancer among 2M women

Thu, 25 Jan 2024 - 08:26 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity announced the conclusion of the first phase of the "1000-Kilometer Journey" campaign.

Egyptian minister demands easing rules of aid delivery to Gaza, financial resources

Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - 04:43 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabbaj received Tuesday UN Senior Humanitarian and Reconstruction Coordinator for Gaza Sigrid Kaag.

Egyptian families enrolled in monetary subsidies programme rise by 200%

Tue, 16 Jan 2024 - 04:30 GMT

During the same period, the budget allocated to the programme increased by 960 percent.

Charity restaurant chain 'Fratello' launched in Egypt to offer free meals

Wed, 10 Jan 2024 - 04:17 GMT

The restaurant offers a variety of meals, including some that are customized for children.

Egypt has 15K societal leaders raising awareness on women rights

Tue, 09 Jan 2024 - 04:40 GMT

They have reached 1.6 million families nationwide.

Egypt's social solidarity ministry helps over 4.3K homeless children, elderly

Mon, 01 Jan 2024 - 02:26 GMT

Most of those were in Alexandria, Giza, Gharbia, and Qena.

What to know on promoting social investment in Egypt

Mon, 27 Nov 2023 - 08:47 GMT

Minister Nevine al-Qabaj underscored the necessity of not just counting on donations but also the investment of resources to ensure sustainable revenues.

On World White Cane Day, Egyptian government details services provided to visually-impaired citizens

Sun, 15 Oct 2023 - 12:24 GMT

On the occasion of World White Cane Day, the Ministry of Social Solidarity detailed in a press statement Sunday the services provided to the visually impaired.

Egypt launches training, funding programmes at universities within 'Productive Student' initiative

Tue, 15 Aug 2023 - 03:05 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabbaj announced Monday the launch of a number of training programmes within the "Productive Student" initiative.

Egypt takes steps to develop care system of homeless individuals

Sun, 13 Aug 2023 - 02:41 GMT

The absence of mental health professionals in facilities constitute a threat to the patients themselves and other dwellers.

Egyptian Social Solidarity Minister holds dialogue on terms of adoption

Thu, 10 Aug 2023 - 03:14 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabbaj held Wednesday a dialogue with orphanages.

Egypt to launch campaign for registering 1M disabled citizens in integrated services card system

Sun, 23 Jul 2023 - 04:07 GMT

Qabbaj elaborated that the ministry would join forces with civil society.