National Council for Women

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.

National Council for Women launches 'Egyptian Women factsheet for past 6 years'

Wed, 10 Jun 2020 - 04:54 GMT

The National Council for Women is launching Egypt’s Factsheet about efforts to empower Egyptian women within the past six years (2014 to May 2020)

NCW issues 3rd edition of women policy tracker amid COVID-19

Sat, 06 Jun 2020 - 10:32 GMT

The National Council for Women issues its third edition of the women policy tracker on responsive policies & programs during the new COVID-19 Pandemic

Egyptian top prosecutor refers doctor, father to criminal court for circumcising 3 girls

Fri, 05 Jun 2020 - 09:00 GMT

The father has deceived his children and brought the doctor under the pretext of inoculating them against coronavirus.

National Women Council issues 2nd edition of women policy tracker over coronavirus

Thu, 07 May 2020 - 12:00 GMT

The National Council for Women announced the issuance of the second edition of the women policy tracker that monitors the policies and measures considerate to the needs of women which were taken by the Egyptian government as part of the efforts to contain

Egypt’s National Council for Women launches coronavirus awareness campaign

Sun, 19 Apr 2020 - 10:19 GMT

The campaign will contain a number of videos illustrated by many doctors with different specialties.

Egypt’s Women Council pays tribute to female doctors, nurses battling coronavirus

Sun, 05 Apr 2020 - 02:08 GMT

Morsy expressed appreciation for the sacrifices made by the female doctors and nurses in the country, due to the “fierce war” they fight against the pandemic, considering them in the “third line of defense” for Egypt.

NCW contacted google to stop ‘Salmonella’ song

Fri, 10 Jan 2020 - 12:32 GMT

National Council for Women (NCW) issued a statement announcing that it addressed Google administrators urging them to remove the music video titled '’Salmonella'’ performed by commercials director and YouTuber Tameem Youness.

NCW, Norwegian amb. discuss bilateral cooperation

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 - 10:58 GMT

Maya Morsi had talks on Monday with Norwegian Ambassador in Cairo Lene Lind on means of promoting bilateral cooperation in various domains.

Giza governor, NCW chief open market for street vendors

Sun, 20 Oct 2019 - 01:16 GMT

Souq Zenein Al-Hadary, translated as Civilized Zenein Market, includes 116 properly prepared places for street vendors.

NCW to visit family of abused girl Amany

Wed, 02 Oct 2019 - 10:23 GMT

Members of the National Council for Women (NCW) in Dakahlia will visit the family of Amany and Gannah, two girls who were tortured by the grandmother in a notorious child abuse case.

NGO Forum at National Council for Women supports state against ‘terrorists’

Thu, 26 Sep 2019 - 03:33 GMT

"We call on the audio-visual and print media and other social media in Egypt to support the transparent access of the facts to the Egyptian citizen and raise their awareness to participate effectively in building the country," the statement said.