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NCW thanks Cabinet for passing bill criminalizing child marriage

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 11:42 GMT

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.

Egypt's NCW head to participate in 66th session of CSW66 in New York

Fri, 11 Mar 2022 - 12:12 GMT

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.

UNFPA, NCW thank Egypt’s First Lady for her support for women's empowerment

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 10:23 GMT

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.

NCW: Female judges’ assumption of work at state council ‘historic day’ for Egyptian women

Fri, 04 Mar 2022 - 03:26 GMT

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.

Uproar on social media as groom brutally beats bride in Egypt’s Ismailia but they become husband, wife eventually

Fri, 18 Feb 2022 - 01:44 GMT

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 NCW deeply condemn ‘fabricated photos’ incident that led to a girl suicide in Gharbia governorate

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 06:51 GMT

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.

Egypt's Maya Morsi presents before UNCHR figures, legislations reflecting women empowerment

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 11:01 GMT

President of the National Council of Women (NCW) Maya Morsi presented Tuesday a report on the progress Egypt made to implement articles of CEDAW.

NCW praises PM Madbouly’s decision to establish Egypt’s 1st assembled unit protecting women against violence

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 - 11:03 GMT

The to-be-established assembled unit, affiliated with the Cabinet, will have its main headquarters in Cairo, with branches in different governorates.

‘Hayah Karima’ will entirely change and enhance the lives of Egyptians: NCW President Maya Morsy

Sat, 17 Jul 2021 - 02:32 GMT

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.

On National Day: Int’l praise for Egypt’s experience eliminating FGM, tightening law penalty

Mon, 14 Jun 2021 - 06:03 GMT

“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

Egypt’s NCW launches report on national strategy to eliminate violence against women 2015-2020

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 04:21 GMT

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.

Egypt's National Council for Women: No complaints of harassment received during Eidul Fitr

Sun, 16 May 2021 - 11:17 GMT

the room received many calls inquiring about personal status-related issues, family violence, inheritance and human trafficking but nothing about harassment.

The Egyptian judiciary protects women against assaults: President of National Council for Women Maya Morsy

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 01:14 GMT

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.

NCW to launche rural women empowerment campaign in 9 governorates Monday

Sun, 14 Mar 2021 - 12:54 GMT

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 NCW launches new program for women’s financial empowerment in countryside

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 08:26 GMT

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.

Egypt's National Council for Women, UN Women hold public screenings of 'Between Two Seas'

Sun, 29 Nov 2020 - 02:13 GMT

The series of public screenings commenced in Qena governorate, where two public screenings were organized on November 27-28.

National Council for Women, UN Women Egypt light up Great Pyramids in Orange to kick off 16-day activism against gender-based violence

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 10:29 GMT

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.

Egypt’s NCW launches 16-day campaign to eliminate violence against women

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 02:20 GMT

The campaign is launched annually during the period from November 25 to December 10.

NCW head reviews Egypt’s efforts in combating harassment, violence against women at EU/CoE South Programme IV

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 09:42 GMT

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 Launches Nation-Wide Awareness Campaign Addressing Online Bullying

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 - 02:30 GMT

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.

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