The draft law, passed by the Cabinet earlier today, stipulates that any marriage contract for those who are under 18 years should not be certified by the marriage officer.
Morsi and her accompanying delegation will also participate in several sessions and activities that will be held on the sidelines of the commission's current session.
Meanwhile, the Egyptian National Council for Women (NCW), headed by Dr. Maya Morsy, gave its sincere thanks and appreciation to the First lady for sponsoring the “Dawwie” and “Noura” initiatives launched by the Council.
All female judges, who were recently appointed at the State Council, will sit on the judiciary podium with their fellow judges for the first time, marking a historic move by Egypt to empower women with powers and competencies as judges.
However, people were even more shocked when another video on social media showed them with loungewear in their home smiling to the camera on the next day as they got married eventually.
Egypt’s National Council for Women [NCW] condemned the crime of fabricating photos of a young woman turning them into seductive ones and blackmailed her online, causing her to commit suicide.
President of the National Council of Women (NCW) Maya Morsi presented Tuesday a report on the progress Egypt made to implement articles of CEDAW.
The to-be-established assembled unit, affiliated with the Cabinet, will have its main headquarters in Cairo, with branches in different governorates.
President of the National Council For Women [NCW] Maya Morsy said that ‘Hayah Karima’ is the project that will entirely change and enhance the lives of Egyptian women, men, children, youth and elderly.
“the political will has triumphed for the Egyptian women over these harmful practices, as the punishment was tightened for everyone who performed FGM, and for everyone who requested it.” NCW President
The report aims to highlight the strategy’s most important results, showcase detailed achievements and activities implemented under each of its four pillars, since its launch in April 2015 until April 2021.
the room received many calls inquiring about personal status-related issues, family violence, inheritance and human trafficking but nothing about harassment.
President of the National Council for Women [NCW] Maya Morsy, expressed her deep appreciation for Egypt's judiciary, and Prosecutor General Hamada El-Sawy after sentencing sexual predator Ahmed Bassam Zaki, who was accused of assaulting eight girls, blackmailing them and using social media to harass them.
The campaign - which is due to last until March 20 - is meant to empower rural women at social and economic levels in collaboration with the World Food Program.
Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW) launched, Wednesday the ‘Women’s Empowerment and Financial and Economic Inclusion in Rural Egypt: COVID-19 Response’ program, marking the celebrations of International Women’s Day.
The series of public screenings commenced in Qena governorate, where two public screenings were organized on November 27-28.
The National Council for Women (NCW), in partnership with UN Women Egypt Country Office, lit up in orange the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx on the 25th November, joining the global community in launching the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.
The campaign is launched annually during the period from November 25 to December 10.
She also reviewed the laws and new amendments that were passed in the Criminal Code to provide protection for the female survivors from harassment, rape and indecent assault.
Instagram, in partnership with Egypt’s National Council for Women, Egypt’s National Council for Childhood and Motherhood, and UNICEF Egypt; has launched حاسبوا_على_كلامكم# - an online bullying awareness campaign across Egypt.