UN Women praises Egypt's pioneering role in providing humanitarian aid to Gaza Strip

Sat, 16 Mar 2024 - 02:02 GMT

International praise for Egypt's efforts and its role in helping the United Nations to deliver humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip

UN: 7,729 children buried in Gaza in 4 months, 5,500 women awaiting safe deliveries

Sat, 17 Feb 2024 - 09:43 GMT

In a statement on Friday, CEDAW noted that mothers had to bury at least 7,729 children over the past 4 months in light of the ongoing war.

Arab Women Organization writes letter to UN Committee of CEDAW on Gaza

Mon, 16 Oct 2023 - 03:42 GMT

The Arab Women Organization wrote a letter to the United Nations Committee of CEDAW on Sunday on the deteriorating conditions in Gaza.

Exclusive document shows number of votes obtained by CEDAW candidates, Egypt ranks 4th

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 10:54 GMT

Egypt’s candidate to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) succeeded to earn 126 votes at the UN, ranking 4th among 12 winners out of 23 candidates.

UNDP Resident Representative Randi Davis says she is “thrilled to learn that Maya Morsy will join the CEDAW committee”

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 10:33 GMT

The United Nations Development Programme [UNDP] Resident Representative for Trinidad and Tobago, Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten Randi Davis said that she was “thrilled to learn that Maya Morsy will join the CEDAW committee.”

Amb. Naela Gabr elected as member of CEDAW

Sat, 09 Jun 2018 - 09:00 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador Naela Gabr has been endorsed to win the membership of the UN Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women.

Women are still targeted over fighting for human rights

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 01:00 GMT

All states should publically support and guarantee the safety of female activists’ right to defend rights.

Can gender quotas contribute to closing gender gap?

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 08:22 GMT

Opinions on the effectiveness of gender quotas vary based on their implementation and their effect, even among supporters of women’s equality as potential beneficiaries.