domestic violence

New draft law toughens imprisonment on husbands for assaulting wives: MP

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 02:27 GMT

A Member of Egypt’s Parliament Amal Salama finalized amendments to the Penal Code that toughens punishment on husbands who assault their wives by imprisonment for a period of no less than 3 years and up to 5 years.

Turkish gov't criticized over increased violence against women

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 10:40 GMT

Turkey's opposition party leaders have criticized the government for "not doing enough to prevent violence against women."

Bayt al-Suhaymi hosts “Red Dress” theatrical show on Nov. 10

Sun, 08 Nov 2020 - 02:33 GMT

The show deals with issues of community violence (circumcision, harassment, early marriage and domestic violence), the status of women, and the enhancement of their status and role in society.

Egyptian human rights delegation, OHCHR official discuss women situation

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 - 03:21 GMT

The OHCHR official said the commissioner planned to make a visit to Egypt in 2020, at the invitation of the Egyptian government, to review the human rights situation.

Egyptian human rights delegation, OHCHR official discuss women situation

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 - 01:31 GMT

The OHCHR official said the commissioner planned to make an official visit to Egypt in the second half of 2020, at the invitation of the Egyptian government, to review the human rights situation in Egypt.

Unprotected women breadwinners beating tough circumstances

Thu, 15 Aug 2019 - 09:57 GMT

Egypt Today met with a number of female breadwinners who were forced to work under hard circumstances to earn a living.

Opinion: Domestic violence…you are not alone

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Narrated by domestic violence survivors, an insight into a horrific story...

et Quote: Antiviolence Against Women

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 08:24 GMT

“Men have an important role to play in sending out the message that real men do not hurt or abuse their partners.” — Ian Somerhalder.

Opinion: Hues of Abuse

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 09:05 GMT

The reality is many women continue to stay in abusive relationships for fear of stigma or lack of alternatives and support systems.

et Quote: Leslie Morgan Steiner

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 09:00 GMT

Leslie Morgan Steiner turned her domestic violence experience into an advocacy for abused women explaining why they continue in an abusive relationship.

Manal Agha against domestic violence

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 - 04:47 GMT

Apper on her show with a battered face to raise wareness about Domestic Violence.

NCW to submit draft law against domestic violence to parliament

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 - 04:33 GMT

The National Council for Women (NCW) shall submit a new draft law to the parliament criminalizing all types of domestic violence

Domestic violence felony carries penalty of 1 year in prison

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 - 02:24 GMT

Up to one year in jail to be the penalty for whoever proves to be convicted of domestic violence against women.

National Council for Women responds to harassment during Eid

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 - 09:26 GMT

National Council for Women will run an operations room administered by the Women’s Complaints Office to receive complaints of harassment and offer legal aid for women during Eid.

UN report equates gender crimes to arbitrary execution

Thu, 08 Jun 2017 - 10:23 GMT

Gender is central to determining the risk and predictability of harm, including killings

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