women empowerment

Dutch amb. hails developments in Egyptian women empowerment file

Wed, 06 Sep 2023 - 02:21 GMT

Dutch Ambassador in Cairo Peter Mollema hailed on Wednesday the latest developments in the Egyptian women empowerment file.

Egypt launches '1000 Kilometer Journey' initiative on cervical cancer, women's reproductive health

Mon, 21 Aug 2023 - 10:31 GMT

It is carried out in collaboration with the Egyptian Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology.

Egypt's NCW chair displays figures on FGM, women in top positions in meeting with EU parliamentarian

Tue, 11 Jul 2023 - 03:05 GMT

Chairperson of the National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsi displayed Monday in a meeting with Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs at the European Parliament David McAllister.

Think tank details accomplishments of Decent Life initiative targeting 58M citizens in Egyptian countryside

Sat, 01 Jul 2023 - 08:26 GMT

The Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies (ECSS) issued Friday a report titled "The Villages of Egypt in 10 Years: From Marginalization to Decent Life."

Egypt saves LE 1K for every woman of 2 children a year

Tue, 14 Mar 2023 - 11:19 GMT

The government will save L.E. 1,000 a year for every Egyptian woman with one or two children until she reaches 45 years of age per a protocol signed Tuesday.

4 Ways to Break Down Barriers that Hold Women Back in the Workplace

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 - 02:46 GMT

Women face multiple barriers, obstacles, and challenges in the workplace. While we have come a long way in recent years, we still have a long way to go. With more awareness, conversation, and actions, organizations and companies can break the barriers that hold women back.

Private by Sanita Egypt Launches Its Women Empowerment Initiative “Enty Adaha” in Partnership with The National Council for Women

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 - 09:51 GMT

In partnership with The National Council for Women, Private by Sanita launched its yearly initiative, “Enty Adahaانتى قدها ",

Egypt's new fiscal year plan aims for involving women in participatin in budget preparation cycle

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 11:16 GMT

The Egyptian government's keeness to empower and involve women has been reflected in the financial statement for the new fiscal year 2022/2023, as plans are underway to implement activities to empower girls and women in the poor villages listed in Haya Karima initiative.

Egypt's Local development ministry wins prize of best applied project for economic empowerment of women

Mon, 04 Jul 2022 - 10:31 GMT

CAIRO - 4 July 2022: Trainees of the Ministry of Local Development won the prize of the best applied project in a UN-organized training course targeting the economic empowerment of Egyptian women. The training titled "boosting the economic empowerment of the Egyptian women" was organized by United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and UN Women in coordination with the National Council for Women within the framework of "Rabeha" project which is funded by the Canadian government. In a statement on Monday, the ministry said that the participants of the training include: 47 trainees; 21 from the ministry and the governorates of Qena, Sohag, Beni Suef, Minya and Fayyoum in addition to 26 trainees from the ministries of international cooperation, youth and sports and trade and industry and Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA). Minister of Local Development Mahmoud Shaarawy gave directives to study and generalize the applied project which is under the rubric "producing Eco-friendly innovative products from the wastes of palm trees (palm wicker)" in al Alam village in Fayyoum governorate. The joint program which was passed by the trainees copes with the strategy of sustainable development and Egypt vision 2030 and aims at increasing the economic participation 6,300 women in the Egyptian private sector in some governorates, he added.

Maya Morsi highlights importance of focusing on women role in labor market: conference

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 02:09 GMT

Maya Morsi pointed out that women have broken barriers in many fields, despite that, there are many obstacles facing women in the labor market.

Egypt organizes seminar on “Global Evidence on Digital Financial Services and Savings Groups: Impact on Women’s Empowerment”

Sun, 12 Jun 2022 - 02:41 GMT

Hala El-Said emphasized that Egypt views the topic of digitalization as part of a larger framework of digital inclusion, and issues related to enhancing the digital capabilities of all members of society.

Egypt’s political will supports empowering women in various fields: Maya Morsi

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 12:51 GMT

Morsi said that this program comes within the framework of cooperation between the Egyptian and American government and seeks to empower women.

Egypt advances to 48th position in empowering women politically

Tue, 10 May 2022 - 01:47 GMT

Egypt has advanced 48 ranks in the indicators of political empowerment of women in a global report on gender gap, according to Cabinet’s media center.

NCW trains 800 women, girls in Beni Suef on entrepreneurship

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 06:32 GMT

The courses, designed for women in villages and cities, were held as part of the lending and savings project, she added.

Egypt launches 6 initiatives to empower women: Minister

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 - 01:22 GMT

Minister of Local Development Major General Mahmoud Shaarawy, received an achievement report from the central equal opportunities unit in the ministry on the public and sub-opportunity units in the governorates, totalling (277) units on the work strategy to integrate women’s issues into the comprehensive and sustainable development process in the governorates.

Egypt, World Bank discuss priorities on framework of strategic partnership 2023/27

Sun, 17 Apr 2022 - 02:54 GMT

The size of the current funding portfolio between Egypt and the World Bank is $5.5 billion directed towards 15 projects.

Petroleum min.: State keen on prioritizing women empowerment

Wed, 30 Mar 2022 - 02:45 GMT

He added that women represent 25 percent of the government's portfolios, 27 percent of deputy ministers, 28 percent of the House of Representatives, 31 percent of deputy governors and 14 percent of the Senate.

Maya Morsi sheds light on Egypt’s International Proposal on Women, Environment, Climate Change at CSW66

Wed, 16 Mar 2022 - 03:09 GMT

Egypt advocates for seven pillars to empower women in the field of climate work.

In Celebration of Women in Every Walk of Life

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 04:07 GMT

Today's let's celebrate women in every walk of life, whether at our loving homes or at the workplace.

Egypt, World Bank cooperates to enhance women’s representation in judiciary, build inclusive institutions

Tue, 01 Mar 2022 - 04:40 GMT

Minister Rania A. Al-Mashat: The appointment of 98 female judges is a transformative and historic step that will help to break gender stereotypes and broaden access to justice.