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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
Unable to leave home during the COVID-19 lockdown, Egyptian families have been spending more time than ever inside, and together.
The complaint also includes testimonies of witnesses.
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.
"We have 21 universities in Egypt that established anti-sexual-harassment units," Maya Morsy stated.
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.
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.
The Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in cooperation with the National Council for Women (NCW) launched an initiative to support women amid coronavirus.