UN Resident Coordinator in Egypt Elena Panova praised the projects implemented under “Haya Karima” initiative that serves the needy villages across Egypt, expressing her desire to participate in the initiative’s projects.
The decision came upon President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s directives on International Women Day regarding the empowerment of women.
Egypt approved a package of law amendments to protect Egyptian women like, the First Lady said.
A surveillance camera on street revealed Tuesday footage showing Maadi harasser luring a young girl into a residential building, before sexually harassing her inside.
A surveillance camera in a residential building in Maadi district showed a man sexually harassing a girl.
This comes in a quick response to a recent case of a 15 year old girl who arrived at a hospital after being subject to FGM; the father and the nurse were arrested and remain in custody pending investigations.
Egypt’s International Cooperation Minister Rania Mashat assured, on Monday, that women's empowerment is a key factor in the implementation of the national development plan that Egypt seeks to carry out.”
The series of public screenings commenced in Qena governorate, where two public screenings were organized on November 27-28.
The director of the Women's Department at the Ministry of Women, Family and Solidarity in Burkina Faso praised the great effort exerted by the Egyptian government and the OIC General Secretariat for the organization to start its activities.
Egypt celebrated the 100th anniversary of Egyptian women's participation in public life, Sisi said, noting that the percentage of Egyptian women's representation in the Egyptian Parliament by 25 percent.
Three fugitive Egyptians who are accused raping a girl in 2014 in the notorious case known as “Fairmont Case” arrived at Cairo International Airport after their deportation from Lebanon at Interpol Egypt’s request.
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.
The council called on concerned bodies to investigate the issue, and take necessary measures.
“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."
In celebration of the Month of Women, March, Egypt Today looks at the top 15 rulings and laws that protect women.
The two main legislative documents protecting and supporting women are the Egyptian Constitution of 2014, and the Criminal Code of 1937 and its amendments.
Since coming to office, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has taken several procedures to boost women's position in the Saudi society
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women will take place on November 25, 2018.
Guterres praised the vital role of the CSW to erase stereotypes and fight discrimination limiting women’s and girls’ opportunities.
Rural women face multiple forms of discrimination as they have limited access to land and productive resources despite doing most of the household care