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.

Egypt to give women financial incentive for birth control

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 02:45 GMT

The new program aims at reducing the birth rate from 2.8 children to 1.6 children per family, said the Egyptian Cabinet in a statement on January 31. The program was discussed by Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly in a meeting with Minister of Planning Hala El-Saied.

Colombian amb. hails Egypt's efforts in women's empowerment file

Tue, 31 Jan 2023 - 11:37 GMT

Colombian Ambassador to Egypt Ana Milena Muñoz de Gaviria has hailed Egypt's efforts in the various spheres, atop of which is the women's empowerment file.

UN praises Egypt’s all-women peacekeeping unit in Mali

Thu, 19 Jan 2023 - 03:09 GMT

“Thank you Egypt for setting a new benchmark for women in peacekeeping operations by dedicating a full team of policewomen to deal with the threats of improvised explosive attacks in Mali, [MINUSMA],” she tweeted on Thursday.

Egypt contemplates creating health, education records of females since birth

Mon, 26 Dec 2022 - 11:25 GMT

The meeting's recommendations also included teaching information on reproductive health at schools starting the next academic year.

Egypt, UN Women sign partnership deal to increase investments in care economy

Thu, 15 Dec 2022 - 03:05 GMT

The Ministry of Social Solidarity and UN Women signed Thursday a cooperation agreement to increase investments in care economy with the aim of enlarging women's participation in the workforce.