Egypt gov't directs LE10 bln for gender-responsive sustainable development plan

Sat, 18 Feb 2023 - 12:34 GMT

The budget was confirmed by the state's economic and social development plan for the fiscal year 2022/2023 presented by the Minister of Planning, Dr. Hala Al-Saeed, and approved by Parliament in both chambers (Representatives, Senate).

Egypt launches 6 initiatives to empower women: Minister

Sat, 23 Apr 2022 - 01:22 GMT

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.

19% of Egyptian women experienced increased gender-based violence since COVID outbreak: Survey

Mon, 05 Jul 2021 - 12:08 GMT

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.

Egypt launches guide for gender-responsive sustainable development plan

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 02:53 GMT

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.

Egyptian ministry establishes Equal Opportunities Unit to ensure gender equality

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 10:42 GMT

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.

Egypt does not accept violence against women: UNFPA representative

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 10:35 GMT

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.’

Pushing envelope through gender parity, inclusion, economic Mobility: Min.

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 01:51 GMT

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”.

Important secrets about Alexandria sarcophagus’ skeletons revealed

Sun, 19 Aug 2018 - 02:05 GMT

Mostafa Waziri declared that researchers determined the gender and age of the skeletons found inside the Alexandria sarcophagus.

Update: U.N. agencies urge Sudan to pardon Noura Hussein

Mon, 14 May 2018 - 03:59 GMT

Noura Hussein's case has attracted widespread attention on social media, with the hashtag #JusticeForNoura trending on Twitter since Thursday.

Noura Hussein sentenced to death for killing rapist husband

Sat, 12 May 2018 - 05:25 GMT

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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Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 08:32 GMT

You are hereHome News 'Crown' star's pay reignites debate on gender inequality

‘Her Life, Her Right Summit’ articulates gender issues

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 05:49 GMT

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.

Egyptian women breaking down gender stereotypes everyday

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Documenting examples of pioneer women and girls, key to changing perceptions of female presence in sectors recognized as “male only fields.”

Some things can’t be covered

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Violence shouldn’t be tolerated in any shape or form, no matter what excuses are made or how many apologies are given.

Amira Ayoub: Green approach to everything

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 12:30 GMT

What’s a biophilic designer anyway? Amira Ayoub, a green building designer, green ambassador and educator, has just become the world’s first.

Iman Awaad: Robotics, Motherhood and Second Chances

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 - 01:00 GMT

A full-time mom for 10 years, Iman Awaad took a chance on herself and embarked on a career in robotics research at the age of 29

Plan Int. organizes interactive youth training camp on VAW

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 03:42 GMT

The training camp helped to enhance the knowledge and skills of youth so they can lead a life free of violence and discrimination.

Do you want to help someone living with violence?

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Your first reaction might be that you want to protect her, but you fear that, by intervening, you can put both yourself and her in danger.

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...

Everything you want to know about SDG 5

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.