et guide: 19 women appointed in Egypt's cabinet, governors reshuffle

Wed, 03 Jul 2024 - 07:14 GMT

As new ministers took oath Wednesday as part of a Cabinet reshuffle, et highlights the number of women who were assigned as ministers and governors.

Health Ministry receives 49M visits to receive screening services under Women’s Health Support Initiative

Sat, 04 May 2024 - 02:24 GMT

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population announced that 49 million visits had been recorded to receive screening and medical awareness services, as part of the President's sustainable initiative to support Egyptian women’s health, since its launch in July 2019 until the end of last March.

USAID funds socio-economic empowerment programme targeted at 150K Egyptian women

Thu, 28 Mar 2024 - 11:56 GMT

Those are residing seven governorates.

Egyptian president makes key statements on inflation, regional crises

Thu, 21 Mar 2024 - 02:02 GMT

The statements were made during the Mother’s Day ceremony attended by the president and First Lady Intissar al-Sisi.

Egyptian government unveils new initiative to boost microfinance targeted at women

Sun, 10 Mar 2024 - 02:00 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity launched an initiative to increase the amount of micro loans disbursed to women by Nasser Social Bank (NSB).

Women make up 62% of Egyptian diplomats, 20% of ministers

Sun, 03 Mar 2024 - 02:23 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabbaj stated Sunday in a conference that women composed 62 percent of diplomats.

Social leaders in Egypt: delving deep into their role in advancing women rights

Fri, 16 Feb 2024 - 06:41 GMT

The social leaders are women who belong to rural, Bedouin, and low-income urban areas whose mission is mainly eradicating practices harmful to women and enhancing their socio-economic status.

'1000-Kilometer Journey' campaign promotes awareness on reproductive health, cervical cancer among 2M women

Thu, 25 Jan 2024 - 08:26 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity announced the conclusion of the first phase of the "1000-Kilometer Journey" campaign.

Egypt has 15K societal leaders raising awareness on women rights

Tue, 09 Jan 2024 - 04:40 GMT

They have reached 1.6 million families nationwide.

Egypt's Light Electric Train allocates 1st vehicle for women passengers only

Wed, 03 Jan 2024 - 12:22 GMT

The French company operating the light electric train (LRT) in Egypt; the Administrative Capital Train, allocated the first vehicle at the front of the train to women only, in order to provide comfort for train passengers during the trip.

In Pics: Women appear at forefront of Elections scene in 2nd day of Presidential elections

Mon, 11 Dec 2023 - 10:33 GMT

Women, once again are taking the lead and appearing at forefront of the Elections scene with the highest attendance rates at the polling station on Monday, same as the first day of Egypt’s 2024 Presidential elections.

Egypt launches '1000 Kilometer Journey' initiative on cervical cancer, women's reproductive health

Mon, 21 Aug 2023 - 10:31 GMT

It is carried out in collaboration with the Egyptian Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology.

Egypt's NCW chair displays figures on FGM, women in top positions in meeting with EU parliamentarian

Tue, 11 Jul 2023 - 03:05 GMT

Chairperson of the National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsi displayed Monday in a meeting with Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs at the European Parliament David McAllister.

Egyptian Musicians Syndicate obliges Ahmed Saad to apologize to all Tunisian women

Tue, 04 Jul 2023 - 10:32 GMT

Egyptian Musicians Syndicate obliges Ahmed Saad to apologize to all Tunisian women

Think tank details accomplishments of Decent Life initiative targeting 58M citizens in Egyptian countryside

Sat, 01 Jul 2023 - 08:26 GMT

The Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies (ECSS) issued Friday a report titled "The Villages of Egypt in 10 Years: From Marginalization to Decent Life."

UK lawmaker praises Egypt's efforts to empower women

Sun, 11 Jun 2023 - 12:58 GMT

The UK parliament member's remarks were made during her meeting with President of the National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsi.

Egypt's expenditure on social care, protection rises to 9.5% of GDP in 2022

Wed, 07 Jun 2023 - 01:36 GMT

Minister of Social Solidarity Nevine al-Qabaj highlighted Tuesday that Egypt's expenditure on social care, protection and development rose to 9.5 percent of the GDP in 2022.

NCW launches campaign addressing economic motives of unregsitered migration

Fri, 26 May 2023 - 08:07 GMT

The Egyptian National Council for Women (NCW) launched an awareness media campaign within the framework of the project "Addressing the Economic Motives of Illegal Immigration."

NCW: Egypt to be handed over chairmanship of women regional network

Thu, 27 Apr 2023 - 12:21 GMT

The meeting was attended by NCW members Nesrin El Baghdady, Noha Morsy and Shiamaa Naiem.

Lawmakers call for amending Small Projects law to financialy empower women

Thu, 06 Apr 2023 - 10:42 GMT

The Medium, Small, and Micro Enterprises Committee in the Egyptian House of Representatives recommended preparing a proposal to amend the Small Projects Law to ensure incentives for women.