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.

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.