Gender Equality

Ambassadors of Spain, Finland visit projects pertaining to gender-inclusive development in Upper Egypt's Minya

Mon, 05 Dec 2022 - 02:42 GMT

This visit is part of the Team Europe campaign.

Egypt among first countries to establish gender equality units at work

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 02:02 GMT

The Directorate of Manpower in Ismailia organized a symposium Tuesday under the title: “Gender Equality and Elimination of Violence”, as part of a series of workshops initiated by the Gender Equality Unit in the Directorate, at the Future Vocational Training Center.

Manpower minister opens Egypt's first unit of gender equality, women economic empowerment

Thu, 03 Jun 2021 - 02:48 GMT

Two months ago, the Ministry of International Cooperation’s 2020 Annual Report cited that 34 projects, worth $3.3 billion, are being executed to achieve the targets of gender equality.

Egypt directs $3.3B to 34 projects in 2020 to achieve gender equality

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 01:19 GMT

The report noted that the projects were targeted to sectors including Health by 20 percent, Education by 14percent, and Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) by 15 percent.

JICA to continue supporting Egypt’s educational reforms to advance women empowerment

Sun, 07 Mar 2021 - 10:15 GMT

JICA clarified that education is fundamental for women empowerment, enabling them to gain the skills needed to challenge, make a change and lead better lives.

‘Africa is warming faster than the global average’: UN official

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 01:12 GMT

Hart warned of the repercussions on food security, and 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.