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.

Research center underscores figures on women in Egypt

Sun, 11 Apr 2021 - 05:22 GMT

The Egyptian Center for Strategic Studies (ECSS) published Sunday data on women empowerment in Egypt.

Study: Egypt soon to have zero debtors in prison

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 04:24 GMT

A recent study issued by the Egyptian Center for Thought and Strategic Studies shed the light on the phenomenon of debtors in Egypt, who end up in prison.

Egypt launches guide for gender-responsive sustainable development plan

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 02:53 GMT

It was prepared by the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development in cooperation with the "Macroeconomic Reform and Stability" project funded by the United States Agency for International Development.

President Sisi awards number of women Order of Virtues

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 12:56 GMT

The Order of the Virtues (Nishan al-Kamal) is a female Egyptian order of knighthood. The order was founded in 1915 and has four classes.

Egyptian pres. fulfills request of mother of 5 daughters to get kiosk license

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 11:04 GMT

The woman is called Nahed Gamal Said and she works as a driver of a cargo tricycle.

12M Egyptian women screened for breast cancer over 18 months

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 10:16 GMT

It is noted that the initiative was part of 100 Million Healthy Lives Campaign that screened Egyptians for hepatitis C, and chronic diseases.

Sisi's spouse: Egyptian mother is source of endless giving, sacrifice

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 03:39 GMT

Posting on her accounts on social media, Mrs Sisi greeted the Egyptian woman on the occasion of Mothers' Day.

Egypt to launch online platform for handicrafts celebrating woman's day

Tue, 16 Mar 2021 - 02:05 GMT

Celebrating the Egyptian woman's day, Ministry of Local Development expected to launch an online platform for handicrafts, in coordination with the World Food Program.

Egypt's NIGSD launches 2nd African Women Leaders Programme on March 10

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 11:13 GMT

It will last until March 28.

Egypt country with positive Mental Health Initiatives for Women: World Bank Report

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 12:58 GMT

Al-Mashat noted that while the world was taken aback by the COVID-19 pandemic’s health and global economic crisis, many households around the world struggled financially and this was coupled with health anxieties creating increased mental stress.

Egypt's planning minister reveals percentage of women in bank boards

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 12:41 GMT

That was during her participation via video conferencing in the celebration of International Women's Day "Choosing a Challenge."

Egyptian women 'diligently carry conscience of the homeland': Egyptian pres.

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 10:29 GMT

On the occasion of International Women Day, President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi expressed Monday respect and appreciation for Egyptian women.

'The more acute a crisis is, the more discrimination increases', UN Women official

Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 05:00 GMT

Regional Director for the Arab States at UN Women Susanne Mikhaïl said Tuesday in 2nd edition of Aswan Forum for Sustainable Peace and Development.

Egypt spends LE1B in 2 fiscal years on 96 projects for the disabled

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 04:41 GMT

The minister stated during a dialogue on the "conceptual manual for a sustainable development plan responsive to different social groups."