Partnership between NCW, France, UN Women Egypt supporting national investments to end violence against women

Mon, 22 Apr 2024 - 12:01 GMT

Egypt’s President of the National Council for Women (NCW), Maya Morsy, met with, French Ambassador to Egypt Eric Chevallier, and Christine Arab, UN Women Egypt Representative in light of a new partnership with the French government and UN Women

National Women Council thanks UN Women for providing aid to Gaza as per Egypt’s request

Sun, 04 Feb 2024 - 11:35 GMT

The aid provided to the Gaza strip has sought to meet the essential needs of women and children as outlined in the list of requirements submitted by Amal Hamad, the Minister of Women's Affairs in Palestine, a statement by the NCW noted.

Egypt’s NCW president: Liquidation of Palestinian cause is liquidation of human rights

Wed, 20 Dec 2023 - 10:45 GMT

President of Egypt's National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsy has participated in a virtual emergency meeting for the Ministerial Council of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) Women Development Organization to discuss the situation of the Palestinian women amid the Israeli aggression in Gaza.

NCW launches campaign addressing economic motives of unregsitered migration

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 08:07 GMT

The Egyptian National Council for Women (NCW) launched an awareness media campaign within the framework of the project "Addressing the Economic Motives of Illegal Immigration."

NCW: Egypt to be handed over chairmanship of women regional network

Thu, 27 Apr 2023 - 12:21 GMT

The meeting was attended by NCW members Nesrin El Baghdady, Noha Morsy and Shiamaa Naiem.

National Women Council mourns death of iconic Egyptian radio broadcaster Abla Fadila

Thu, 23 Mar 2023 - 02:19 GMT

The National Council for Women (NCW), under Mai Morsy, has mourned the death of iconic Egyptian radio broadcaster Fadila Tawfiq, known as Abla Fadila (Miss Fadila), who passed away Thursday.

NCW President highlights Egypt’s efforts, initiatives to empower women at CSW67

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 - 07:42 GMT

On the 67th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW67) 1st day, Egypt, the United Nations Population Fund [UNFPA] and UNICEF held an event on the importance of investment frameworks for girls.

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.