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.

Proud of women high turnout in House of Representatives’ election: NCW President

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 09:46 GMT

The National Council for Women [NCW] President, Maya Morsy said, Monday that she is proud of the women’s high turnout in the parliament election.

British Ambassador in Egypt thanks National Council of Women president for contributing in ‘Wilton Park’ conference

Thu, 08 Oct 2020 - 06:59 GMT

The British Ambassador in Egypt, Geoffrey Adams thanked Egypt’s National Council of Women (NCW) chairperson Maya Morsy for her contribution to ‘WiltonPark’ conference, Thursday.

Egyptian women enjoy great gains achieved during Sisi’s era - NCW chief

Fri, 02 Oct 2020 - 09:29 GMT

Egyptian women are now living a historic period in which they are enjoying great rights and gains that were achieved during president Sisi’s era.

Egypt’s Attorney General orders to arrest perpetrators of “Fairmont rape incident”

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 06:13 GMT

Egypt’s Attorney General Hamada El Sawi ordered Monday to arrest the perpetrators of the Fairmont rape incident where a gang of men raped a female in 2014 and videotaped the whole indecent incident.

NCW urges legal action against a sexual predator

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 06:19 GMT

Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW) said Sunday it closely following a series of testimonies that went viral on social media after being published in a private blog, the testimonies are for women accusing one man of raping and sexual harassment.

Dads in quarantine: An opportunity for change

Fri, 07 Aug 2020 - 06:55 GMT

Unable to leave home during the COVID-19 lockdown, Egyptian families have been spending more time than ever inside, and together.

Egypt's Public Prosecutor orders investigation of 'Fairmont rape incident'

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 07:46 GMT

The complaint also includes testimonies of witnesses.

Prosecution Office to investigate Fairmont incident after NCW's memo

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 06:09 GMT

The General Prosecution office received Wednesday a memo from the National Council for Women (NCW) that includes a complaint sent to the Council by a female who was allegedly gang-raped in 2014 in Fairmont Nile City Hotel in Cairo.

Man's respect for women in Egypt is determined by upbringing not education: Morsy

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 01:12 GMT

"We have 21 universities in Egypt that established anti-sexual-harassment units," Maya Morsy stated.

ET WRAP-UP: All you need to know about sexual predator Ahmed Bassam Zaki's case

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 11:55 GMT

Zaki is accused of raping two girls, indecently assaulting another girl by force – one of them was under 18 years old –, threatening and blackmailing other women into sexual intercourse.

NCW praises legislative amendment preserves confidentiality of victims of sexual assault

Wed, 08 Jul 2020 - 10:19 GMT

The Egyptian cabinet approved Wednesday a legislative amendment on the criminal code that aims to have any legal prosecutor concealing the data of the victims of indecent assault, sexual harassment, corruption, and assault crimes.

Egypt’s establishments move to back women amid pandemic

Mon, 04 May 2020 - 05:34 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the National Council for Women (NCW) launched an initiative to support women amid coronavirus.