Minister of Local Development Major General Mahmoud Shaarawy, received an achievement report from the central equal opportunities unit in the ministry on the public and sub-opportunity units in the governorates, totalling (277) units on the work strategy to integrate women’s issues into the comprehensive and sustainable development process in the governorates.
Nineteen percent of Egyptian women have experience increased gender-based violence since the outbreak of the Coronavirus, said Salma Nasser, program specialist at UN Women as quoting a study.
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.
The Equal Opportunities Unit comes within the framework of promoting the fifth goal of the sustainable development goals on gender equality, Minister El-Said stated.
Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Germaine Haddad said that ‘all efforts of national partners prove that Egypt does not accept violence against women.’
These came during the virtual Women Working For Change (WFC): The Summit organized by the Africa CEO Forum and co-hosted by International Finance Corporation (IFC), on November 24 under the theme “Imagine tomorrow. Change today”.
Mostafa Waziri declared that researchers determined the gender and age of the skeletons found inside the Alexandria sarcophagus.
Noura Hussein's case has attracted widespread attention on social media, with the hashtag #JusticeForNoura trending on Twitter since Thursday.
A Sudanese court condemned 19-year-old Noura Hussein to death on Thursday for murdering her husband, who she accused of raping her
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The summit tackled gender-based violence (GBV) in Egypt, the legislative progress to address the issue and field-based evidence on the effects of GBV on girls.
Documenting examples of pioneer women and girls, key to changing perceptions of female presence in sectors recognized as “male only fields.”
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The training camp helped to enhance the knowledge and skills of youth so they can lead a life free of violence and discrimination.
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“Men have an important role to play in sending out the message that real men do not hurt or abuse their partners.” — Ian Somerhalder.