Interview - Brotherhood lacked faith in women as ‘useful force’ in society: Amb. Mervat Al-Talawi

Sat, 24 Jun 2023 - 08:13 GMT

Ten years have passed since the June 30 Revolution took place, and as we celebrate this month the anniversary, we also recall the spirit of this uprising that meant to build a homeland, correct a path and open horizons of dream and hope for millions of Egyptians.

In numbers: How Egypt helped empowering women politically over past years

Sat, 25 Mar 2023 - 01:07 GMT

Egyptian women obtained a quota of 25% of Parliament in the recent constitutional amendments in 2019.

Colombian amb. hails Egypt's efforts in women's empowerment file

Tue, 31 Jan 2023 - 11:37 GMT

Colombian Ambassador to Egypt Ana Milena Muñoz de Gaviria has hailed Egypt's efforts in the various spheres, atop of which is the women's empowerment file.

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.

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."

Mashat: COVID-19 accelerated reforms to eliminate gender gap, empower women

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 02:05 GMT

Egypt’s International Cooperation Minister Rania Mashat assured, on Monday, that women's empowerment is a key factor in the implementation of the national development plan that Egypt seeks to carry out.”

Man's respect for women in Egypt is determined by upbringing not education: Morsy

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 - 01:12 GMT

"We have 21 universities in Egypt that established anti-sexual-harassment units," Maya Morsy stated.

Mashat prioritizes women, food security in Davos meetings

Sat, 25 Jan 2020 - 12:02 GMT

On the sidelines of Davos 2020, Minister of International Cooperation Rania al-Mashat held meetings with heads of UN organizations to discuss plans.

Lebanese young artist boosts Arab women empowerment through art

Fri, 08 Mar 2019 - 02:26 GMT

Lebanese artist Christina Atik has made a group of digital pictures to highlight famed sentences used in Arab countries to criticize women.

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.

Persons with disabilities to be represented with emoji

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 - 06:59 GMT

Apple Inc. said that the current range of emoji does not represent the experiences of those with disabilities.

Documentaries show independence of US and Egyptian women

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 - 10:50 GMT

When “Dream, Girl,” a documentary film featuring female entrepreneurs in New York, was screened in Cairo last December, the majority of the attendees were male. However, that did not bother director Erin Bagwell.

et Quote: Alice Walker

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 - 10:00 GMT

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don't have any.” - Alice Walker

The Evolution of Rural Egyptian Women

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 - 01:50 GMT

On the International Day of Rural Women, we are celebrating the wonderful Upper Egyptian women and the journey that they have been on.

Wasalni Shokran: Whatsapp group that empowers women

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 - 12:07 GMT

Whatsapp group giving women rides with reasonable prices.

Zamalek women & their diversity

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 09:08 GMT

Zamalek is one of the wealthy and comfortable residence districts in Cairo. It is an island in the Nile between modern downtown Cairo & Giza.

Girls’ social needs

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 - 09:54 GMT

Egyptians have double standards in their culture especially when it comes to women that head home late, drink or live alone.

Steamy Serials

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 - 08:34 GMT