Women Rights

Egypt's National Council for Women calls on girls to quickly report harassment crimes

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 04:40 GMT

The National Council for Women announces its full support for the girls who are victims of harassment and rape, and it calls upon them to quickly report the crimes that were circulated on Instagram.

Egypt's National Council for Women follows rape, harassment accusations by group of women against young man

Thu, 02 Jul 2020 - 04:22 GMT

The council called on concerned bodies to investigate the issue, and take necessary measures.

Confidence coach: World Youth Forum's goals divinely align with my career

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 - 10:18 GMT

“I've always viewed Egypt as an Empire. A sacred place where my ancestors were born and worked hard to get me where I am today."

15 Egyptian laws, rulings that protect, support, empower women

Sun, 03 Mar 2019 - 11:49 GMT

In celebration of the Month of Women, March, Egypt Today looks at the top 15 rulings and laws that protect women.

Egyptian laws protecting women

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 - 11:06 GMT

The two main legislative documents protecting and supporting women are the Egyptian Constitution of 2014, and the Criminal Code of 1937 and its amendments.

5 rights Saudi women acquired in a year

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 04:34 GMT

Since coming to office, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has taken several procedures to boost women's position in the Saudi society

A look at UNSC’s Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 - 12:22 GMT

The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women will take place on November 25, 2018.

I am a proud feminist: Antonio Guterres

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Guterres praised the vital role of the CSW to erase stereotypes and fight discrimination limiting women’s and girls’ opportunities.

Learn the facts about rural women and girls

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 01:29 GMT

Rural women face multiple forms of discrimination as they have limited access to land and productive resources despite doing most of the household care

Happy International Women’s Day: Lets all press for progress

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 08:00 GMT

The global theme for IWD 2018 is “Women Too: Press on to Progress as Game Changers.”

Women’s council honors first Upper Egyptian to win harassment case

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 - 06:00 GMT

Rania is an Egyptian icon who broke taboos and gained her rights,” said Maya Mursi, head of Egyptian National Council for Women on Monday.

Power to the Polls: Women's March 2.0 aims to harness Trump opposition

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 - 11:19 GMT

Tens of thousands of protesters were expected to take to the streets of New York, Los Angeles and Washington on Saturday for the second Women's March.

NCW prepares report to empower Egyptian, African women economically

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 03:24 GMT

The report aims to highlight Egypt's role in taking measures to achieve the economic empowerment of women through various bodies.

Incapable women get ID cards through “Your card … Your rights” project

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 - 10:35 GMT

Every Egyptian woman in the society should hold a national ID as one of her simplest rights.

U.N. Women convenes champions to support women, peace

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 03:13 GMT

U.N. Women has convened a group of 12 champions to amplify the voices of women and defend their rights.

NWC reports lawyer calling for rape to Public Prosecutor

Sun, 29 Oct 2017 - 03:31 GMT

The NCW chairperson, Maya Morsi, told the press that such statements are a breach to the Constitution which ensures the safety and protection of women.

ADEW empowers women in Morocco

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 01:34 GMT

The European Institute of the Mediterranean (IEMed) chose The Association for Development and Enhancement of Women (ADEW).

Saudi Women gain more rights

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 - 10:23 GMT

Saudi women now allowed to have their mobile phones on university campuses.