women empowerment

First Lady Entisar El-Sisi: Egypt is moving steadily towards empowering women, promoting their rights

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 12:07 GMT

“Our new republic is based on gender equality, and activating the role of women as it is an essential partner in building this nation, she said.

From Corporate to Social Media: Oumnia Boualam Simplifies Business to Support Ambitious Women

Sun, 31 Oct 2021 - 11:12 GMT

Meet Oumnia Boualam, the woman who took a leap of faith out of the corporate world into social media and entrepreneurship to high achieving women reach their goals.

Interview with UN Resident Coordinator in Egypt: Haya Karima ‘biggest undertaking’ and speaks to all 17 SDGs

Fri, 29 Oct 2021 - 09:55 GMT

“For us, in the UN, it is extremely important that the Egyptian government succeed in improving rural livelihoods, and we will be by the side of the government to achieve this goal,” said UN’s Elena Panova to Egypt Today.

AFD secures 50 mln euro credit line for MSMEDA to promote women entrepreneurship

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 - 02:05 GMT

The MSMEDA seeks to extend financing to those who deserve in accordance with a number of set standards.

UN Women, UNFPA sign agreements with KOICA to enhance gender equality, women’s empowerment

Mon, 28 Jun 2021 - 03:51 GMT

This program comes in light of the Korean Government’s earlier announcement to designate Egypt as an official development assistance (ODA) priority partner country during the period of 2021-2025.

Manpower minister opens Egypt's first unit of gender equality, women economic empowerment

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 02:48 GMT

Two months ago, the Ministry of International Cooperation’s 2020 Annual Report cited that 34 projects, worth $3.3 billion, are being executed to achieve the targets of gender equality.

Egypt’s embassy in Washington holds virtual meeting with U.S. congress on Egyptian women empowerment

Tue, 25 May 2021 - 01:12 GMT

The Egyptian Embassy in Washington organized a virtual session for assistants of congressmen in the House of Representatives and the Senate discussing the rights and empowerment of women in Egypt.

Egypt, UN discuss areas of joint cooperation to streamline efforts to empower women in alignment with Egypt’s Vision 2030

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 02:52 GMT

Empowering women is one of the main pillars in the national development agenda and in the new partnerships that the UN Women is fostering.

ISESCO Director General praises Egyptian First Lady’s speech on women empowerment

Sat, 13 Mar 2021 - 10:56 GMT

"The First Lady of Egypt spoke about the breakthrough that has been achieved in Egypt over the last period," he said.

Infograph: JICA reveals its role in empowering Egyptian women through education

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 10:35 GMT

This move comes in a celebration of International Women’s Day, which will take place on March 8.

JICA to continue supporting Egypt’s educational reforms to advance women empowerment

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 10:15 GMT

JICA clarified that education is fundamental for women empowerment, enabling them to gain the skills needed to challenge, make a change and lead better lives.

Egypt's National Center for Translation celebrates International Women’s Day on March 8

Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 04:25 GMT

The celebration of the International Women's Day includes a number of activities that begin with a speech for Director of the National Center for Translation Karma Sami, entitled "Girls of Suhair".

In pics - Se’da the Mechanic: My passion is to teach women how to fix cars, and men insist to ignore me

Sat, 13 Feb 2021 - 04:13 GMT

As the Egyptian women seek empowerment in different fields, including politics, they further prove themselves capable of breaking taboos of doing jobs, which were always dominated by men.

Instituto Cervantes in Cairo hosts seminar on women’s Cinema & its role in societal change

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 - 02:27 GMT

A symposium was held at the Instituto Cervantes in Cairo on the importance of cinema and its role in changing society, boosting the role of women and empowering them.

Egypt’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina to illuminate in orange as part of UN’s “Unite” campaign on Dec. 10

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 02:27 GMT

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina, represented by the Women Studies and Social Transformation Program of the Academic Research Sector, in cooperation with UN Women - Egypt Office, lights the entire Alexandria Library building in orange for the third year in a row.

Role of Women’s Cinema in changing society

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 01:40 GMT

A symposium was held at the Instituto Cervantes in Cairo on the importance of cinema and its role in changing society, strengthening the role of women and empowering them.

The Italian Institute in Egypt launches the Sustainable Development Festival mid – October 2020

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 02:31 GMT

The Italian Institute in Cairo launches, in mid-October, the Festival of Sustainable Development, which takes music and women's roles as one of the fields of Italian-Egyptian cooperation.

Egypt's international cooperation minister prarticipates in UN’s Women Political Leaders Session

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 - 11:23 GMT

Minister Rania Al Mashat Participates in UN’s Women Political Leaders Session, Emphasizes Women’s Economic Empowerment in COVID-19 Crisis Response

EU delegation chief hails Egyptian National Women Council’s empowerment efforts

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 04:48 GMT

Berger affirmed the EU huge support to women empowerment issues, including equality and the need to secure equal opportunities for both genders, a statement by the council read.

Egypt, EU discuss promoting women empowerment, social protection, clean energy

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 01:25 GMT

Mashat said strategic relations between Egypt and the European Union has been reflected positively on Egypt’s development, the international cooperation ministry said in a statement Thursday.