Break the Silence

Mass media: double-edged sword in gender equality fight

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 - 10:00 GMT

From classical to modern, Egyptian movies and songs have played an influential role in the controversy of the place of women in our society.

A handheld festival for women’s rights

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 11:00 GMT

The “Mobile Film Festival” will run starting December 21 with the aim of bringing to light the different kinds of violence women face in Egypt.

Mass media able to break outdated norms against women

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 07:39 GMT

Anti-harassment Unit at Cairo University will host the Wlessa band to perform the play “Strangled her” (Teh Makhnou’a) for four successive days starting from Sunday, December 3.

Opinion: Domestic violence…you are not alone

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Narrated by domestic violence survivors, an insight into a horrific story...

et Quote: Antiviolence Against Women

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 08:24 GMT

“Men have an important role to play in sending out the message that real men do not hurt or abuse their partners.” — Ian Somerhalder.

Objects that silently witnessed acts of GBV around the world

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 09:37 GMT

Epidemic of violence against girls and women in every culture, community and country.

The trio butterflies behind the international day to end VAW

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 08:28 GMT

November 25 honors the memory of the Mirable sisters who lost their lives in 1960 for saying no to oppression and sexist advances by Dictator Rafael Trujillo.

Int. organizations’ remarks on UN Day for eliminating VAW

Sun, 26 Nov 2017 - 08:25 GMT

International organizations stressed that violence against women and girls hinders the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development adopted in 2015.

Opinion: Hues of Abuse

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 09:05 GMT

The reality is many women continue to stay in abusive relationships for fear of stigma or lack of alternatives and support systems.

Support Egypt Today in saying No to gender-based violence

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 10:36 GMT

Parallel to the international 16 Days of Activism against GBV campaign, Egypt Today is taking action to raise awareness concerning violence against women and girls.

‘Break the Silence’: A new mental health awareness movement

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 06:45 GMT

Founded on October 16 by the Canada-based musician, "Break the Silence" strives to end the stigma surrounding mental health in Egypt.