Egypt was the first country worldwide that issued a policy paper on preserving women’s rights during the coronavirus pandemic, says head of the National Council of Women (NCW) Maya Morsy on 8 April 2021.
For decades, politicians have avoided any comments on “men of religion” to avoid risking their positions.
The man who allegedly took indecent pictures of a woman in Cairo Airport has been ordered detained for four days pending investigations and will be referred to criminal trial
“7 percent of Egyptian wives revealed that they exposed to husband violence physically and verbally during the pandemic," she said.
Hamida Khalil was the first of six Egyptian women who were shot dead on March 16, 1919 by British soldiers while they were protesting colonialism. Today, the date marks the Egyptian Women’s Day.
“A woman worth 100 men” is a saying that means a specific woman has positive traits that maker make her outweigh not just a man, but a hundred of them. Today, the saying became the name of an initiative launched by the Ministry of Immigration to highlight and support Egyptian women abroad.
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
A short film on the Egyptian women’s roles was screened in English language at the Cairo Airport’s terminals, she added.
In celebration of the Month of Women, March, Egypt Today looks at the top 15 rulings and laws that protect women.
The two main legislative documents protecting and supporting women are the Egyptian Constitution of 2014, and the Criminal Code of 1937 and its amendments.
Tensions are vividly on the rise as a lawmaker looks into proposing an unprecedented draft law stipulating the establishment of a national council for men.
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.
On the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, the #MeToo campaign urged people to use #MeTooFGM on Tuesday to include FGM as an abuse against women.
Our Artist of the Month Donia Nagy is just starting out as an artist, but is already working to promote causes through her designs
Launched in June 2015, the National Strategy for Combating Violence Against Women (NSVAW) is being implemented between 2015-2020.
During the 16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, Egypt Today explores Egyptian laws and policies.
Morsi pointed out that improving women’s status in society and their access to all their rights is one of the main factors that will create an informed society.
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.
Tens of thousands of poor Egyptian women spend years in jails not for killing, stealing or even selling drugs, but for borrowing money they can’t pay back.
Apper on her show with a battered face to raise wareness about Domestic Violence.