Egyptian Women

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).

What Egyptian women accomplished in 2017?

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 - 11:59 GMT

Throughout 2017, women gained more rights in several fields with the support of the government.

Egyptian women breaking down gender stereotypes everyday

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Documenting examples of pioneer women and girls, key to changing perceptions of female presence in sectors recognized as “male only fields.”

In pics: Interior Ministry honors women at educational forum

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 12:19 GMT

Hamdi affirmed that the ministry has always been keen on women's participation in all different activities and roles within it.

Manal The Half Ton Truck driver

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 - 06:28 GMT

Manal is an inspiring model for Egyptian women.

Taa Marbouta conference honors top women expats

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 - 03:43 GMT

Egypt launched a big event for Egyptian women living abroad as part of “Taa Marbouta”

A project to manufacture photovoltaic cells from sand

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 - 04:20 GMT

Photovoltaic cells convert sunlight directly into electricity.

Cancer prevents Shazly from attending Egyptian Women Can conference

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 - 03:30 GMT

Expat Egyptian Journalist Reem Al-Shazly, was not able to attend the ‘Egyptian Women Can’ conference on Sunday because of cancer.

Meet Engy El Shazaly, Egypt's hijabi ballerina

Wed, 21 Jun 2017 - 04:30 GMT

While some might think the term “hijabi ballerina” is an oxymoron, 30-year-old Egyptian ballerina Engy El Shazaly has proven it is not, after all, impossible.

Egypt focuses on Egyptian women abroad to give back

Sat, 17 Jun 2017 - 04:20 GMT

Egypt is putting a spotlight on the role of Egyptian women abroad, Minister of Immigration and Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram said Friday.

Egyptians share video of Sisi’s speech on women's rights

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 - 04:37 GMT

Egyptians on social media widely circulated a video of a part of President Sisi’s speech at a Saturday Iftar held in honor of Egyptian women.

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