Arab World Institute in Paris to hold exhibition for iconic Arab women of the ‘golden era’

Thu, 08 Jul 2021 - 02:09 GMT

The exhibition features female singers such as the legendary Umm Kalthoum from Egypt and Fairouz from Lebanon.

American Embassy in Cairo mourns late feminist writer Nawal el-Saadawi

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 03:11 GMT

On its official Facebook page, the American Embassy in Cairo mourned the late writer Nawal el-Saadawi, a pioneer, who has paved the way for the feminist movement in Egypt. Saadawi passed away on March 21 at the age of 90.

‘The World of Women in One Day’ to be held in El-Sawy Culture Wheel on March 13

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 04:14 GMT

El-Sawy Culture Wheel celebrates every mother, woman, and girl on March 13, dedicating the entire day to women in appreciation of their active and vital role in the lives of each of us.

Instituto Cervantes in Cairo hosts seminar on women’s Cinema & its role in societal change

Sun, 10 Jan 2021 - 02:27 GMT

A symposium was held at the Instituto Cervantes in Cairo on the importance of cinema and its role in changing society, boosting the role of women and empowering them.

Role of Women’s Cinema in changing society

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 01:40 GMT

A symposium was held at the Instituto Cervantes in Cairo on the importance of cinema and its role in changing society, strengthening the role of women and empowering them.

In Pics: Yasmine Sabry, new ambassador of African Women

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 - 02:43 GMT

Yasmine Sabri was named Ambassador of African Women on Tuesday, April 23 during the Arab African Conference on Women's Empowerment.

Culture min. to be honored in Milan’s Arab Language and Culture Fest.

Thu, 28 Mar 2019 - 01:38 GMT

The Arab Language and Culture Festival is set to honor Minister of Culture Inas Abdel Dayem during the closing ceremony of the festival's fourth edition.

Women's Forum to be held on April 2 at Cairo Opera

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 - 04:30 GMT

The Supreme Council of Culture will organize a Women's Forum in celebration of the International Women's Day and the Egyptian Women's Day on April 2

I don't fear death: Egyptian feminist, novelist Nawal El Saadawi

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 04:04 GMT

When the Egyptian feminist Nawal El Saadawi was a young child, she wrote a letter to God challenging him to explain why women were treated differently to men.

Yvonne Rainer's 'Privilege' to screen at Cimatheque

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 - 03:33 GMT

Yvonne Rainer's politically insightful 1990 film "Privilege" will be screening at Cimatheque on April 15 and again on April 17.

Slave to Sirens, the Middle East's first female Metal band

Mon, 09 Apr 2018 - 09:04 GMT

In the conservative Middle East, one all-female group from Lebanon is challenging misconceptions, and have formed their own metal band.

I am a proud feminist: Antonio Guterres

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Guterres praised the vital role of the CSW to erase stereotypes and fight discrimination limiting women’s and girls’ opportunities.

Documentary 'Egyptian Jeanne d’Arc' to screen at CILAS

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 - 01:23 GMT

The 2016 biography film “Jeanne d’Arc Masriya” will screen at the Cairo Institute for Liberal Arts and Sciences on January 16.

New project tackling gender inequality to conclude in January

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 07:45 GMT

Egyptian Feminist Union and the committee of Culture and Theater against Discrimination gears up for the closing of project tackling gender inequality through theater

Oscars bid for story of 'Pakistan's toughest woman'

Sat, 25 Nov 2017 - 09:20 GMT

As 200 armed men surrounded their house , Nazo Dharejo and her sisters grabbed their Kalashnikov and puny stock of ammunition and climbed to the roof.

10 theatrical performances against gender discrimination

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 - 07:11 GMT

Ten theatrical performances were selected to participate in the Egyptian Feminist Union’s theater festival in December.

UNICEF releases a video celebrating Day of the Girl

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - 11:09 GMT

To celebrate the International Day of the Girl, UNICEF collaborated with R&B and pop artist Beyoncé to create a video empowering young girls around the world.

et Quote: Celebrating everything womanly

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 02:24 GMT

In honor of the International Day of the Girl, here are 10 quotes by well-known international personalities that celebrate all things womanly.

Women revolutionizing poetry

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 - 10:07 GMT

Few women who are revolutionizing Poetry as an art form, turning misconceptions and stereotypes down on their heads while proudly expressing themselves.

Feminist groups campaign for unified law against women abuse

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 - 09:52 GMT

Egypt’s feminist groups called for a unified law criminalizing all forms of discrimination.