EBRD provides Egypt's Reefy with LE80M loan to support women entrepreneurs

Wed, 20 Oct 2021 - 02:55 GMT

EBRD noted that the loan will be provided under the EBRD’s Women in Business program. It will be used to support privately owned micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) that are owned by women, especially in governorates other than Greater Cairo and Alexandria.

First batch of women judges sworn in Tuesday at Egypt’s State Council

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 11:47 GMT

A number of women judges arrived at Egypt’s State Council Tuesday morning to sworn-in, to be the first batch of female members at the council.

Egypt, IFC sign agreement to facilitate women access to financing

Thu, 14 Oct 2021 - 09:24 GMT

This comes within the framework of the Ministry of International Cooperation’s endeavors to deepen strategic relations between Egypt and its multilateral and bilateral development partners; advancing the efforts towards achieving Egypt’s Vision 2030 and the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Egypt's Sisi appoints female members of State Lawsuits Authority, administrative prosecution at State Council

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 11:32 GMT

Under the same decree, 50 female members of the State Lawsuits Authority and the Administrative Prosecution Authority have been named deputies of the Council of State.

What challenges are identified in Egypt's National Strategy for Human Rights

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 - 04:12 GMT

The strategy consists of four sections that encompass multiple areas of concern.

NCW praises PM Madbouly’s decision to establish Egypt’s 1st assembled unit protecting women against violence

Thu, 02 Sep 2021 - 11:03 GMT

The to-be-established assembled unit, affiliated with the Cabinet, will have its main headquarters in Cairo, with branches in different governorates.

President Sisi directs government to cooperate with international oncology centers

Mon, 16 Aug 2021 - 08:51 GMT

His directives came at a meeting with Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouli and Minister of Health Hala Zayed, raise Egyptian medical expertise in detection, diagnosis, and treatment protocols for various tumors.

ITIDA, AUC to Support Female Entrepreneurs Through Heya Raeda 2021 Program

Fri, 13 Aug 2021 - 10:03 GMT

The program aims to support 300 early-stage female entrepreneurs.

56K Egyptian mothers benefit from program addressing child malnutrition

Mon, 02 Aug 2021 - 02:56 GMT

Eligible women must be holders of ration cards, and they have to always bring the children for follow-up and vaccination at public healthcare units and hospitals.

19% of Egyptian women experienced increased gender-based violence since COVID outbreak: Survey

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 - 12:08 GMT

Nineteen percent of Egyptian women have experience increased gender-based violence since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, said Salma Nasser, program specialist at UN Women as quoting a study.

9 things that didn't exist in Egypt before June 30 Revolution

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 01:42 GMT

Between January 28, 2011 and July 3, 2013, Egypt lived in political instability because of overthrowing two regimes.

Man arrested at Cairo Airport after lady reveals he took pictures of female passengers

Tue, 15 Jun 2021 - 12:48 GMT

A man was spotted taking pictures of female passengers, as revealed in a video by Egyptian lady on Instagram.

‘Women-Friendly City’ project to be inaugurated in Damietta: Governor

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 03:46 GMT

A project titled “Cities free from violence against women and girls” will be inaugurated Saturday in Damietta city in coordination between Damietta governorate and the National Council for Women (NCW).

Egypt’s NCW launches anti-FGM campaign in Hurghada

Sat, 12 Jun 2021 - 02:09 GMT

The National Council for Women (NCW) launched a door-to-door campaign in Red Sea city of Hurghada to raise awareness on the criminalization of female genital mutilation (FGM).

Egyptian president endorses $95M fund by OFID to MSMEs

Thu, 29 Apr 2021 - 02:35 GMT

The agreement was signed on June 22, 2020 and mainly targets youth and women.

Egypt, UN discuss areas of joint cooperation to streamline efforts to empower women in alignment with Egypt’s Vision 2030

Tue, 27 Apr 2021 - 02:52 GMT

Empowering women is one of the main pillars in the national development agenda and in the new partnerships that the UN Women is fostering.

Egypt elected as members of two UN bodies for women affairs

Thu, 22 Apr 2021 - 02:57 GMT

This election, which took place on April 20, 2021, comes to reaffirm Egypt’s great position and confidence at the international level due to its active role and the various initiatives it proposes and leads in various UN bodies.

Egypt establishes more nurseries, childcare centers in support to working women

Sun, 18 Apr 2021 - 09:01 GMT

El-Said referred to the ministry's responsibility for the Egyptian family development project,

Egyptian woman faces racism in Florida

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 01:40 GMT

Obaid published the videos that the magazine described as "horrific" on April 4, urging those who had been subjected to a similar assault to turn to the police.

Egypt's Int'l Cooperation Min. discusses role of women in Business Sphere in J.P. Morgan’s “Women in Leadership Engagement Session”

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 03:55 GMT

In a session moderated by Alison Livesey, the Managing Director, Wholesale Payments: Global Market Management, Business Transformation and Strategic Execution, Western European Country Head, at J.P. Morgan, Al-Mashat spoke about her personal career trajectory, and the importance of the economic inclusion of women.