Gender Equality

NCW, UN Women organize panel discussion on movie addressing violence, FGM

Wed, 04 Dec 2019 - 10:58 GMT

Morsi expressed her content for the success of “Between Two Seas” that was qualified to receive many awards from international film festivals.

Venice Film Festival moves on gender equality, but no sign of quotas

Sat, 01 Sep 2018 - 12:07 GMT

Venice Film Festival moves on gender equality, but no sign of quotas.

Egypt to participate in conference on religion, citizenship

Sat, 05 May 2018 - 08:35 GMT

The conference will expectedly bring together 25 of the world’s most prominent religious scholars.

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.

Happy International Women’s Day: Lets all press for progress

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 08:00 GMT

The global theme for IWD 2018 is “Women Too: Press on to Progress as Game Changers.”

Non-economic messages from Davos

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 - 11:32 GMT

From climate change to counter-terrorism, world leaders had plenty of non-economic messages during the World Economic Forum's Annual Meeting 2018 in Davos.

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

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.

Saudi Arabia heads 1st Arab women delegation in Maritime Association

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 - 03:32 GMT

Saudi Arabia participates in the first “Regional Conference for Arab Women in Maritime Sector” with a high-ranking delegation of Saudi women.

U.N. Women convenes champions to support women, peace

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 03:13 GMT

U.N. Women has convened a group of 12 champions to amplify the voices of women and defend their rights.

UNIDO works on gender equality, industrial dev. in Africa, Arab region

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 07:59 GMT

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) opened a pilot course on gender equality and industrial development.

UN Women opens its door for innovations in gender issues

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 - 03:14 GMT

The Regional Office of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is providing an advisory forum and platform.

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.

Business news wrap-up

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 04:58 GMT

A wrap-up for the most prominent business news of the day.

Investor services center to be finalized soon: Minister

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 04:36 GMT

Development works of the investor services center will be finished “within days”.

Quotas will not achieve women economic empowerment: Minister

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 03:07 GMT

Minister of Investment said that to achieve gender equality, the way of business management must be changed.

OECD forum discusses women empowerment obstacles, solutions

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 12:32 GMT

The forum includes a presentation of a report prepared by OECD on women’s economic empowerment in six MENA countries.

HRW calls on Saudi Arabia to end men’s superiority

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 09:31 GMT

Saudi authorities have to take a step forward in gender equality and to put an end to the current state of men being in charge of women, HRW says.

UK’s Special Envoy for Gender Equality Visits Cairo

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 - 05:43 GMT

UK’s special envoy for gender equality, Joanna Roper, arrived in Cairo on Saturday for a two day visit to meet the president of the National Council for Women in Egypt

No sustainable development in Egypt without empowering women

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 08:40 GMT

Egypt adopted the first international strategy to empower women, in line with its sustainable development agenda 2030, the Constitution and international conventions.