Man's respect for women in Egypt is determined by upbringing not education: Morsy

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 01:12 GMT

"We have 21 universities in Egypt that established anti-sexual-harassment units," Maya Morsy stated.

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.

National committee to eliminate FGM: We will not tolerate any practice against Egyptian girls' rights

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 - 02:47 GMT

President of The National Council for women said that the National committee to eliminate FGM will not tolerate any practice against the rights of Egyptian girls.

UN Women commends Egypt's gender perspective in COVID-19 response plan

Wed, 08 Apr 2020 - 10:51 GMT

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) issued a statement commending the National Council for Women for its efforts to ensure that a gender perspective is adopted in Egypt’s COVID-19 response plan.

Egypt's full Women policy tracker on responsive programs amid Covid-19 pandemic

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 - 11:55 GMT

The report included an analysis of the existing situation amid the government's efforts to combat the virus during the period from March 14 to April 6, 2020.

Egypt's National Council of Women issues women policy tracker during Covid-19 pandemic

Tue, 07 Apr 2020 - 10:49 GMT

The National Council for Women announced the issuance of the first edition of the women policy tracker that monitors the policies & measures responding to the needs of women which were taken by the Egyptian government during the efforts to contain the spr

Egypt allocates LE242B for women in 1.5 years

Tue, 17 Mar 2020 - 02:13 GMT

This came in a report of the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development, which monitors the progress made in achieving the sustainable development goals in relation to the fifth goal of the topic "gender equality".

First Lady on IWD: All due respect to Egyptian women, girls

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 03:19 GMT

On her official Facebook page, the first lady said women prove their ability to take national responsibilities as active partners in the society on a daily basis.

Wali renews calls for renouncing discrimination, violence against women

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 01:21 GMT

Executive Director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Ghada Wali renewed her call for renouncing discrimination and violence against women.

Egyptian human rights defenders to attend adoption of UPR recommendations

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 12:26 GMT

Egypt revived 327 recommendations, of which it noted 132 and supported the rest.

Foreign Ministry supports gender equality, enhancement of women rights

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 12:24 GMT

Foreign Ministry asserted its support for gender equality, protection and enhancement of women's rights as well as their empowerment.

Egyptian presidency posts video on women's accomplishments

Sun, 08 Mar 2020 - 10:23 GMT

The video comes on the occasion of the International Women's Day that falls today.

How cinema, drama portrayed women in 40 years

Sat, 07 Mar 2020 - 11:50 GMT

On the occasion of International Women Day, Egypt Today will take you in a tour inside the immortal life archive labelled Egyptian cinema and drama to see how women in Egypt have changed, and how drama reflected that change.

Women Economic Forum kicks off in Egypt

Wed, 04 Mar 2020 - 02:12 GMT

The event which is being held from March 4-5, entitles " Culture and creativity creating pathways to Peace & Prosperity".

Egyptian women’s participation in public jobs higher than global average:Min.

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 - 11:45 GMT

She made her statements at a forum held on Sunday to discuss the status of Egyptian women under the State’s plans to enhance women representation in leading positions.

Women represent 21% of workforce in MENA: Min.

Wed, 19 Feb 2020 - 09:59 GMT

Mashat said that women contribute about 18 percent to the gross domestic product of the Middle East and North Africa.

Min.: Coop between female scholars, nuns receive int'l applause

Tue, 18 Feb 2020 - 11:03 GMT

Gomaa said cooperation between Awqaf female scholars and the nuns in a number of national awareness issues has won massive global applause.

Mashat prioritizes women, food security in Davos meetings

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 - 12:02 GMT

On the sidelines of Davos 2020, Minister of International Cooperation Rania al-Mashat held meetings with heads of UN organizations to discuss plans.

Al-Azhar prepares women scholars to issue fatwas

Tue, 24 Dec 2019 - 03:16 GMT

Al-Azhar Islamic Research Center (AIRC) has held a workshop for female scholars on "fatwas" related to women in a rare official move.

UNDP: Egypt makes progress in Human Development Index 2019

Tue, 10 Dec 2019 - 11:56 GMT

The report stated that the macroeconomic indicators showed positive trends due to the efforts, measures and policies adopted by the Egyptian Government.