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.

Egypt's National Council of Women issues women policy tracker during Covid-19 pandemic

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 - 10:49 GMT

The National Council for Women announced the issuance of the first edition of the women policy tracker that monitors the policies & measures responding to the needs of women which were taken by the Egyptian government during the efforts to contain the spr

Indian entrepreneur Arora visits Egypt ahead of WEF

Tue, 04 Feb 2020 - 09:38 GMT

Prominent Indian entrepreneur and businesswoman, Harbeen Arora, arrived in a two-day visit to Egypt in order to check the final touches before WEF.

NCW lauds Sisi's decision to appoint Ahwany as CBE board member

Sun, 05 Jan 2020 - 12:10 GMT

Morsy said that Sisi's selection of Ahwany for the post reflects his continuous support to the Egyptian women in the different institutions of the state.

NCW, UN Women organize panel discussion on movie addressing violence, FGM

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 - 10:58 GMT

Morsi expressed her content for the success of “Between Two Seas” that was qualified to receive many awards from international film festivals.

NCW launches 'Nile Boats' to condemn violence against women

Fri, 22 Nov 2019 - 12:39 GMT

The event comes in cooperation with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Egypt and the Embassy of Sweden in Cairo.

Egypt participates in gender equality meetings in Addis Ababa

Thu, 31 Oct 2019 - 02:29 GMT

Morsi is leading Egypt’s delegation to the ministerial meeting that kicked off in the Ethiopian capital on October 28 and will run until November 1st.

NCW organizes workshop on women, peace and security

Wed, 04 Sep 2019 - 04:53 GMT

D. Morsi also affirmed that terrorism is a global threat and state authorities have a mandatory and significant role in protecting the nation.

Controversial T.V. host Reham Saeed probed for insulting ‘obese women’

Fri, 23 Aug 2019 - 04:58 GMT

“Obese people are dead. They are burdens on their families, burdens on the state. Fat people causes eyesore,” Reham said.

3 cases of sexual harassment reported in 1st two days of Edi al-Adha - NCW

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 09:04 GMT

NCW has received three cases of sexual harassment against two ladies and a girl during the first two days of Eid al-Adha