Egyptian Women

Egyptian women source of inspiration, symbol of excellence, generosity, First Lady

Wed, 06 Mar 2024 - 07:31 GMT

Egypt’s First Lady Intisar El Sisi said on Wednesday that Egyptian women are a source of inspiration and a symbol of excellence and generosity.

UNFPA’s representative emphasizes strong role of Egyptian women throughout history

Thu, 17 Mar 2022 - 10:17 GMT

Frederica Meyer, representative of the United Nations Population Fund in Egypt, emphasized the strong role of Egyptian women throughout history.

Greater Cairo Library to hold “Egyptian Women in the New Republic” cultural symposium on March 7

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 - 09:52 GMT

The cultural symposium will be held on the occasion of the International Women’s Day.

Video: Elderly woman hit by motorbike in bid to rescue two 'kidnapped' girls

Thu, 30 Dec 2021 - 10:27 GMT

An elderly woman became a trend in Egypt after a video surfaced on social media on Wednesday showing her trying to rescue two girls she thought were being kidnapped by a motorcyclist.

President Sisi biggest supporter of Egyptian women: justice minister

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 06:16 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Justice Omar Marwan said, Tuesday that President Abdel Fattah El Sisi is the biggest supporter of Egyptian women.

Sisi’s directives: Egyptian women to start working at State Council, Public Prosecution on October 1

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 - 05:25 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi on Wednesday announced a decision approving 1 October as the beginning day for women’s work at the country’s State Council and Public Prosecution, in implementation of his decision in March.

‘The Egyptian Woman: Issues of the Present and Aspirations of the Future’ symposium to be held on March 23

Mon, 22 Mar 2021 - 02:44 GMT

The seminar will be held on March 23 at 11 a.m. at Dar Al-Kutub. It will be moderated by Professor of Journalism at the Faculty of Mass Communication, Cairo University, Awatif Abdel Rahman.

Sisi expresses deep respect for Egyptian women, reassures them about personal status law

Sun, 21 Mar 2021 - 05:16 GMT

On Mother’s Day, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi called for a standing ovation for women, emphasizing that they are the “main hero” in the state’s plans and policies.

Why was March 16 chosen as Egyptian women’s Day?

Mon, 15 Mar 2021 - 04:07 GMT

March 16 has been chosen as the National Day for Egyptian women for reasons that we lost below

51% of microfinance loans provided to Egyptian women entrepreneurs amid COVID-19

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 10:29 GMT

"Over the past few years, Egyptian women’s economic participation has increased, as the percentage of women holding bank accounts has increased from 9 percent in 2015 to 27 percent in 2017."

Women’s assumption of political posts protect peace agenda: NCW

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 - 11:50 GMT

Maya Morsy, head of the National Council for Women (NCW), on Thursday hailed the current role played by the Egyptian women as they have assumed decision making positions and participated in the political scene.

Women took part in 2013 protests to ‘protect Egyptian identity’: Sisi

Thu, 12 Dec 2019 - 10:18 GMT

Sisi said millions of Egyptian women took to streets during the June 30 revolution to protect the Egyptian identity.

6 items in the proposed Women Support Fund law

Mon, 23 Sep 2019 - 12:15 GMT

The project to launch the Women Support Fund has been approved by the Social Solidarity Committee of the parliament to help women breadwinners, debtors, and senior, as well as qualify women to work

Maya Morsy displays Egyptian women's 'unprecedented' achievement

Wed, 01 May 2019 - 03:06 GMT

Morsy said that there are some women who became pioneers in a number of fields that have been occupied by women for the first time.

Sisi proposes creating fund to tackle women's challenges

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 - 11:53 GMT

Sisi reviewed with the health minister the possibility to screen and treat women nationwide for breast cancer.

Op-ed: In celebration of Egyptian women

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 04:08 GMT

In celebration of Women's Day, here is an overdose of female achievements and power, inspired by all the amazing ladies I met in my first year as a reporter.

Women are breadwinners of 3.3M families in Egypt: CAPMAS

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 12:46 GMT

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2018, CAPMAS released a press statement on Wednesday providing interesting statistics on Egyptian women.

Women are breadwinners of 3.3M families in Egypt: CAPMAS

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 12:46 GMT

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2018, CAPMAS released a press statement on Wednesday providing interesting statistics on Egyptian women.

New play breaks silence on mental struggles of women in

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 02:25 GMT

New theater performance directed by Nada Sabet, founder of Noon Creative Enterprise, sheds light on mental illness struggles Egyptian women endure.

Women in Egypt (Part 4)

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 02:00 GMT

Women in Egypt (Part 4).