Child Rights

Draft law allows mother to report births, toughens penalty of failing to report from LE200 fine to 5K, year in prison

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 07:57 GMT

Toughening the penalty of failing to report the birth of a baby in 15 days from a L.E.200-fine to L.E.5,000 and a year in prison is being deliberated in the House of Representative

Gov’t approves amendments to Child Act penalizing business owners, parents who violate law

Tue, 07 Dec 2021 - 02:37 GMT

The government has approved amendments to the Child Act that penalize business owners who employ children and parents who don’t send their kids to school.

Video of church children simulating the slaughter of 21 Copts in Libya by ISIS reported to Egypt's Attorney-General

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 12:18 GMT

A video of children wearing orange overalls in a church in a recreation of of the 2015 slaughter of 21 Copts in Libya at the hands of ISIS has been strongly condemned by the National Council for Childhood and Motherhood.

Egyptian YouTubers detained for 4 days pending investigation for terrorizing their baby

Thu, 17 Sep 2020 - 01:19 GMT

Ahmed Hassan and his wife Zainab were arrested at their residence in a Cairo compound on Wednesday after they posted a video on their Youtube channel of 5.9 million subscribers, where Zainab painted her face black and went to her one-year-old baby.

Rapist of 20-month old girl executed Wednesday

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 - 10:36 GMT

The man who raped a then 20-month old girl in the case known in the media as “Pampers Child,” is announced executed.