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.

In numbers: How Egypt helped empowering women politically over past years

Sat, 25 Mar 2023 - 01:07 GMT

Egyptian women obtained a quota of 25% of Parliament in the recent constitutional amendments in 2019.

Arab Organization for Industrialization honors working mothers in its ranks

Tue, 21 Mar 2023 - 10:09 GMT

There are many examples of women who have proved their competency in all fields of production, leadership, and executive positions since the founding of the Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI), said its head Mokhtar Abdel Latif on Tuesday.

Why do we celebrate Women's Day on March 8th?

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 - 09:53 GMT

Every year, women celebrate International Women's Day. Various institutions celebrate this day, but not many know where the idea of celebrating International Women's Day came from.

On Int’l Women’s Day: Yes, adult women can have ADHD.

Wed, 08 Mar 2023 - 08:41 GMT

Read on the struggle of two women with ADHD.

Egypt gov't directs LE10 bln for gender-responsive sustainable development plan

Sat, 18 Feb 2023 - 12:34 GMT

The budget was confirmed by the state's economic and social development plan for the fiscal year 2022/2023 presented by the Minister of Planning, Dr. Hala Al-Saeed, and approved by Parliament in both chambers (Representatives, Senate).

Egypt’s Health Ministry conducts health checks for 32.932M women

Wed, 08 Feb 2023 - 02:12 GMT

The initiative also applied the international protocols for breast cancer treatment through 14 centers affiliated to the Health Ministry, he further noted.