Egypt launches National Strategy for Early Childhood Development 2024 – 2029

Tue, 05 Mar 2024 - 03:50 GMT

The strategy will help spare 10 million children the risk of not reaching their full potential.

UNICEF Egypt holds seminar on early childhood development

Fri, 20 May 2022 - 12:01 GMT

UNICEF and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Middle East and North Africa (J-PAL MENA) at The American University in Cairo (AUC) co-hosted a seminar titled “Early Childhood development: Guiding investments in long-term human capital development in Egypt”.

3K nurseries to be developed in Egypt’s countryside this year as part of Haya Karima

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 - 12:25 GMT

A total of 3,000 nurseries are being developed in Egypt’s countryside as part of the Presidential developmental initiative “Haya Karima.”

United Nations commends Egypt's efforts to eradicate FGM

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 - 11:49 GMT

On The National Day to Eradicate FGM that takes place on June 15, the United Nations in Egypt commended the efforts deployed by the country to combat the inhumane practice.

Egypt’s Secretary-General of National Council for Childhood, Motherhood passes away

Fri, 17 Apr 2020 - 10:51 GMT

Ashmawy passed away after a long battle with cancer. The NCCM mourned her death.

Int'l festival for childhood kicks off

Thu, 21 Nov 2019 - 02:36 GMT

Some 22 countries are taking part in the event that coincides with UN celebrations of World Children's Day in November.

Mona Iraqi defends her show, reveals being raped in childhood

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 01:33 GMT

Controversial anchor Mona Iraqi told BBC that she was rapped when she was only 10 years old.

‘Weak link’ between childhood lead and adult criminal behavior

Sat, 30 Dec 2017 - 05:00 GMT

Lead exposure during childhood has been tied to a variety of developmental problems.

Hysteria to perform Disney songs at Magnolia

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 - 11:56 GMT

Egyptian Band Hysteria will perform a Disney songs night at Magnolia in two successive concerts on Friday.

Your guide to childhood mandatory vaccinations in Egypt

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 - 01:10 GMT

The Ministry of Health’s vaccination program provides 10 mandatory and free vaccinations for children aged 0-18 months in hospitals, health units and school campaigns.

Hysteria to perform Spacetoon songs at El Sawy Culture Wheel

Mon, 16 Oct 2017 - 08:51 GMT

Egyptian independent band Hysteria will revive childhood memories on November 9 at El Sawy Culture Wheel.

Child and teen obesity soars tenfold worldwide in 40 years: WHO report

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 02:41 GMT

The number of obese children and adolescents worldwide has jumped tenfold in the past 40 years and the rise is accelerating in low- and middle-income countries.

Quote of the day: When Game of Thrones agreed with the Smiths

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 08:57 GMT

Today's words of wisdom are brought to you by melancholic 80s rock bands and Dany's Dragons for World Conquering.

Seven old toys cooler than the fidget spinner

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 - 10:22 GMT

To us, grownups, the fidget spinner is such a weird invention; we cannot even understand why it’s famous because our toys were way cooler!

New study says 9 lifestyle changes can cut dementia risk

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 10:21 GMT

One third of dementia cases can be prevented with some basic lifestyle changes and better education during childhood