National Council for Women

The Egyptian judiciary protects women against assaults: President of National Council for Women Maya Morsy

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 01:14 GMT

President of the National Council for Women [NCW] Maya Morsy, expressed her deep appreciation for Egypt's judiciary, and Prosecutor General Hamada El-Sawy after sentencing sexual predator Ahmed Bassam Zaki, who was accused of assaulting eight girls, blackmailing them and using social media to harass them.

Maya Morsy thanks president for ‘breaking glass ceiling’ for Egyptian women in Supreme Judicial Council, State Council

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 09:48 GMT

“Breaking the glass ceiling for the Egyptian women in the Supreme Judicial Council and the State Council. A political will that is always and forever fair for the Egyptian woman,” Morsy said in a Facebook post

What you need to know about Egypt’s efforts to eradicate FGM

Fri, 05 Feb 2021 - 02:09 GMT

On Thursday, the National Committee for the Eradication of FGM, co-chaired by the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood and the National Council for Women, held a virtual meeting with the participation of members of the committee in addition to representatives of development partners.

NCW issues 2nd edition of Egypt's full women policy tracker on responsive programs amid pandemic

Mon, 25 Jan 2021 - 04:07 GMT

The National Council for Women issued the second edition of its women policy tracker report that monitors the policies and measures that were taken by the government to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Maya Morsy congratulates survivors of Ahmed Bassam Zaky's crimes on court redress

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 06:48 GMT

President of the National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsy congratulated the survivors of the sexual crimes of Ahmed Bassam Zaki, a man exposed a few months on social media for his assaults, for their redress in a Tuesday court sentence against him.

Egyptian Foreign Ministry, Women Council mourn death of Election Authority head

Fri, 25 Dec 2020 - 03:58 GMT

“May God have mercy upon the deceased, who had been a role model in the faithful national work and a praised judicial figure”

National Women Council hails prosecution’s order to review not-guilty verdict against men for stripping woman in Minya

Fri, 18 Dec 2020 - 03:06 GMT

Maya Morsy, head of the NCW expressed her “deep happiness and gratitude for the fair and just decision of Public Prosecutor (Hamada Al-Sawi)”.

Partnership between Egypt's NCW, Facebook to spread awareness of means of women protection on Facebook platform

Thu, 17 Dec 2020 - 03:48 GMT

Facebook has announced the partnership and cooperation with the National Council for Women in Egypt, in support of the protection of women on the Facebook platform

Egypt’s Academy of Arts hosts “Women Address Violence” seminar on Dec. 6

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 - 02:15 GMT

The Academy of Arts, in cooperation with the National Council for Women, will host an awareness seminar entitled "Women Address Violence", on December 6 at 1 p.m. in the Academy’s Tharwat Okasha Hall.

NCW congratulates Dr. Hoda el-Maraghy for receiving Order of Canada medal

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 02:46 GMT

The National Council for Women (NCW) congratulated Egyptian-Canadian Professor Dr. Hoda el-Maraghy for obtaining the Order of Canada Medal, the highest civil award in Canada.

National Council for Women, UN Women Egypt light up Great Pyramids in Orange to kick off 16-day activism against gender-based violence

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 10:29 GMT

The National Council for Women (NCW), in partnership with UN Women Egypt Country Office, lit up in orange the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx on the 25th November, joining the global community in launching the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.

National Women Council urges encouraging women to report sexual harassment cases

Fri, 20 Nov 2020 - 08:51 GMT

Head of Egypt’s National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsy urged continuing efforts to raise awareness of ways to face sexual harassment and encourage women and girls to report their cases.

Proud of women high turnout in House of Representatives’ election: NCW President

Mon, 09 Nov 2020 - 09:46 GMT

The National Council for Women [NCW] President, Maya Morsy said, Monday that she is proud of the women’s high turnout in the parliament election.

Spanish FM awards Egyptian women's rights activist Order of Merit, prioritizes women's empowerment in cooperation agenda

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 11:26 GMT

Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya has praised the cooperation between her country and Egypt in the field of women empowerment, awarding head of the Egyptian Center for Women's Rights, Nehad Abolkomsan, the Order of Civil Merit.

Egypt’s National Council for Women issues a statement addressing women & girls who are subjected to any kind of threats

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 - 04:23 GMT

Egypt’s National Council for Women issued a statement addressing women & girls who are subjected to any kind of threats.

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.

Egypt and World Economic Forum launch ‘Closing the Gender Gap Accelerator’, first in Africa and MENA Region

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 08:41 GMT

The Ministry of International Cooperation, the National Council for Women, and the World Economic Forum, have launched “Closing the Gender Gap Accelerator”, a national public-private collaboration model which enables governments and businesses to take decisive action on closing economic gender gaps.

UN Women welcomes Egypt’s ‘unprecedented’ efforts to support survivors of sexual assault, harassment

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 - 07:17 GMT

Egypt is witnessing incredible social momentum in support of survivors of gender-based violence, including sexual assault and harassment.

Egypt's National Council for Women calls on girls to quickly report harassment crimes

Sat, 04 Jul 2020 - 04:40 GMT

The National Council for Women announces its full support for the girls who are victims of harassment and rape, and it calls upon them to quickly report the crimes that were circulated on Instagram.

Egypt’s National Women Council hails decision to cancel pretrial detention for minor

Wed, 10 Jun 2020 - 09:31 GMT

The Attorney General ordered replacing pretrial detention for a TikTok influencer who is accused of “inciting immorality” with house arrest in a center hosting and securing battered women.

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