Egypt releases report on working towards SDGs through 'Decent Life' initiative

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 - 03:02 GMT

The report indicated that the budget spent until Decent Life's launching in 2021 amounted to LE 100 billion.

All you need to know about International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Mon, 21 Mar 2022 - 12:42 GMT

In 1979, the General Assembly adopted a program of activities to be carried out during the second half of the Decade of Action to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination.

‘Africa is warming faster than the global average’: UN official

Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 01:12 GMT

Hart warned of the repercussions on food security, and gender equality.

Egyptian ministry establishes Equal Opportunities Unit to ensure gender equality

Mon, 22 Feb 2021 - 10:42 GMT

The Equal Opportunities Unit comes within the framework of promoting the fifth goal of the sustainable development goals on gender equality, Minister El-Said stated.

EU delegation chief hails Egyptian National Women Council’s empowerment efforts

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 04:48 GMT

Berger affirmed the EU huge support to women empowerment issues, including equality and the need to secure equal opportunities for both genders, a statement by the council read.

Parliament's general committee approves constitution's draft amendments

Tue, 05 Feb 2019 - 03:22 GMT

Two thirds of parliamentarians voted in favor of the proposal to be further discussed.

You are hereHome News 'Crown' star's pay reignites debate on gender inequality

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 08:32 GMT

You are hereHome News 'Crown' star's pay reignites debate on gender inequality

On CSW’s margin, BPW Leaders Summit takes New York by storm

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 03:58 GMT

Hitting all the core themes that governmental and non-governmental institutions need to focus on, the BPW Leaders Summit is set to take New York by storm.

UN Resolution 1325: Significant but lacking

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 - 08:36 GMT

Despite UNSCR 1325 being an essential first step towards reaching equality between women and men, 16 years later, more should have happened since its signing.

Gov’t to raise women’s participation in workforce to 35% in 2030: Min.

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 - 12:10 GMT

The government is planning to raise women’s participation in the workforce from 22.8 percent in 2014 to 35 percent by 2030, Planning Minister said Saturday.

Finland celebrates 100th anniversary of independence

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 07:25 GMT

The nation celebrates its 100th year with numerous events in Finland and all around the world.

Can gender quotas contribute to closing gender gap?

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 08:22 GMT

Opinions on the effectiveness of gender quotas vary based on their implementation and their effect, even among supporters of women’s equality as potential beneficiaries.

Al Azhar holds workshop promoting peace and citizenship

Tue, 03 Oct 2017 - 09:17 GMT

Al-Azhar University hosted on Tuesday workshop included representatives from Nigeria, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Somalia and Indonesia.

Girls’ social needs

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 - 09:54 GMT

Egyptians have double standards in their culture especially when it comes to women that head home late, drink or live alone.

Al-Azhar rejects Essibsi’s recent religious decisions

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 - 11:50 GMT

Essibis has called on changes in Islam’s doctrine; allowing Muslim women to marry non-Muslims, and granting equal divisions of inheritance between men and women.

Males are allies in changing harmful social norms

Fri, 26 May 2017 - 06:44 GMT

Men believing in women empowerment and equal opportunities for both genders are important allies for changing harmful social norms.

Women in Parliament

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 - 10:00 GMT