National Council for Women

In pics: Egypt wins membership of Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women for 2023-2026

Thu, 23 Jun 2022 - 07:55 GMT

Egypt’s President of the National Council for Women [NCW] Maya Morsy was elected to the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) for 2023-2026.

Egyptian former actor, fugitive Amr Waked in hot water for insulting Egyptian women on Twitter

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 10:43 GMT

The National Council for Women, headed by Maya Morsi, and all its members expressed their anger and total rejection of the insults directed by Amr Waked.

‘Peacemakers Committee’ discuss citizenship, equality and justice during meeting at St. Mark's Cathedral

Tue, 24 May 2022 - 06:02 GMT

he Peacemakers Committee of the Coptic Orthodox Church organized symposium under the title " Citizenship " at St. Mark's Cathedral in Abbasiya in Cairo, Tuesday.

NCW trains 800 women, girls in Beni Suef on entrepreneurship

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 - 06:32 GMT

The courses, designed for women in villages and cities, were held as part of the lending and savings project, she added.

NCW: Female judges’ assumption of work at state council ‘historic day’ for Egyptian women

Fri, 04 Mar 2022 - 03:26 GMT

All female judges, who were recently appointed at the State Council, will sit on the judiciary podium with their fellow judges for the first time, marking a historic move by Egypt to empower women with powers and competencies as judges.

Egypt’s NCW deeply condemn ‘fabricated photos’ incident that led to a girl suicide in Gharbia governorate

Tue, 04 Jan 2022 - 06:51 GMT

Egypt’s National Council for Women [NCW] condemned the crime of fabricating photos of a young woman turning them into seductive ones and blackmailed her online, causing her to commit suicide.

ET reviews cultural, artistic events of the day

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 01:38 GMT

On October 26, a number of cultural and artistic events will be held in various creative centers.

70% of Egyptians will be vaccinated before end of 2021: VACSERA

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 02:50 GMT

The initiative is organized by the Ministry of Social Solidarity in cooperation with Plan International Egypt.

Egyptian student assumes NCW presidency for 1 day as part of ‘Girls in Leadership Roles’ initiative

Mon, 11 Oct 2021 - 11:56 GMT

The initiative is organized by the Ministry of Social Solidarity in cooperation with Plan International Egypt.

1st Eazees International Women’s Theater Festival to launch on Sept. 15

Tue, 14 Sep 2021 - 02:34 GMT

The inaugural ceremony is preceded by the opening of a caricature exhibition entitled "Women of the Stage" presented by the Arab Caricature Museum and its founder, artist Imad Gomaa.

UNDP regional director hails Egypt’s steps to enshrine women as indispensable partners in meeting with NCW chief

Thu, 09 Sep 2021 - 06:03 GMT

Khalida Bouzar, director of UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Arab States, discussed with President of the Egyptian National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Morsy Egypt’s steps to enshrine women as indispensable partners.

NCW participates in Egypt’s Permanent Mission to UN's virtual session on national efforts to combat violence against women

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 03:01 GMT

Egypt’s Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva organizes virtual session on ‘Egypt’s efforts to combat violence against women: achievements, challenges and recommendations'

National Council for Women congratulates Egypt's Hala Zayed on election as chair of Arab Health Ministers Council

Thu, 27 May 2021 - 11:22 GMT

The National Council for Women (NCW) congratulated Minister of Health Hala Zayed on her election as the chair of the Executive Office of the Health Ministers Council at the Arab League for the second time in a row.

Egypt’s NCW launches report on national strategy to eliminate violence against women 2015-2020

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 04:21 GMT

The report aims to highlight the strategy’s most important results, showcase detailed achievements and activities implemented under each of its four pillars, since its launch in April 2015 until April 2021.

Egypt's National Council for Women: No complaints of harassment received during Eidul Fitr

Sun, 16 May 2021 - 11:17 GMT

the room received many calls inquiring about personal status-related issues, family violence, inheritance and human trafficking but nothing about harassment.

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.