Violence Against Women

NCW participates in Egypt’s Permanent Mission to UN's virtual session on national efforts to combat violence against women

Wed, 09 Jun 2021 - 03:01 GMT

Egypt’s Permanent Mission to the UN in Geneva organizes virtual session on ‘Egypt’s efforts to combat violence against women: achievements, challenges and recommendations'

Egypt’s embassy in Washington holds virtual meeting with U.S. congress on Egyptian women empowerment

Tue, 25 May 2021 - 01:12 GMT

The Egyptian Embassy in Washington organized a virtual session for assistants of congressmen in the House of Representatives and the Senate discussing the rights and empowerment of women in Egypt.

Egypt’s NCW launches report on national strategy to eliminate violence against women 2015-2020

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 04:21 GMT

The report aims to highlight the strategy’s most important results, showcase detailed achievements and activities implemented under each of its four pillars, since its launch in April 2015 until April 2021.

“Female Creativity Against Violence” conference to be held on Dec. 10

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 02:41 GMT

The Supreme Council of Culture - Youth Committee, is organizing a one-day conference, titled "Female Creativity Against Violence", on December 10.

Egypt’s Academy of Arts hosts “Women Address Violence” seminar on Dec. 6

Sun, 06 Dec 2020 - 02:15 GMT

The Academy of Arts, in cooperation with the National Council for Women, will host an awareness seminar entitled "Women Address Violence", on December 6 at 1 p.m. in the Academy’s Tharwat Okasha Hall.

Egypt’s NCW launches 16-day campaign to eliminate violence against women

Wed, 25 Nov 2020 - 02:20 GMT

The campaign is launched annually during the period from November 25 to December 10.

British Council in Egypt extends efforts to fight violence against women, defines forms of violence

Wed, 22 Jul 2020 - 10:37 GMT

An online discussion titled 'Violence against Women and the Role of The Media and Social Media' took place last week as part of the British Council’s society program ‘A Safe Campus Community for All’.

AL stresses support for combating violence against women

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 - 01:08 GMT

Assistant Arab League Secretary General for Social Affairs Haifa Abu Ghazaleh stressed the organization's support for efforts to confront violence against women.

Egyptian human rights delegation, OHCHR official discuss women situation

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 - 03:21 GMT

The OHCHR official said the commissioner planned to make a visit to Egypt in 2020, at the invitation of the Egyptian government, to review the human rights situation.

Egyptian human rights delegation, OHCHR official discuss women situation

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 - 01:31 GMT

The OHCHR official said the commissioner planned to make an official visit to Egypt in the second half of 2020, at the invitation of the Egyptian government, to review the human rights situation in Egypt.

7 decisions issued by President sisi in Egyptian Women Day ceremony

Sun, 31 Mar 2019 - 11:36 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi announced seven decisions on women empowerment in his speech delivered in the Egyptian Women Day ceremony whereas he had also honored a number of women and ideal mothers.

15 Egyptian laws, rulings that protect, support, empower women

Sun, 03 Mar 2019 - 11:49 GMT

In celebration of the Month of Women, March, Egypt Today looks at the top 15 rulings and laws that protect women.

Egyptian laws protecting women

Fri, 21 Dec 2018 - 11:06 GMT

The two main legislative documents protecting and supporting women are the Egyptian Constitution of 2014, and the Criminal Code of 1937 and its amendments.

Egypt Participates in campaign against gender-based violence

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 - 07:10 GMT

The National Council for Women held a meeting on gender based violence in the Egyptian Universities.

Update: U.N. agencies urge Sudan to pardon Noura Hussein

Mon, 14 May 2018 - 03:59 GMT

Noura Hussein's case has attracted widespread attention on social media, with the hashtag #JusticeForNoura trending on Twitter since Thursday.

Noura Hussein sentenced to death for killing rapist husband

Sat, 12 May 2018 - 05:25 GMT

A Sudanese court condemned 19-year-old Noura Hussein to death on Thursday for murdering her husband, who she accused of raping her

World says no to violating girls’ bodies

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 - 09:44 GMT

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.

Analysis: Audiovisual media stereotypes affect women, gender roles

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 06:41 GMT

Continuously portraying women as vulnerable, passive and weak can lead to shaping a general perception, that this is the norm and normal overtime.

Using arts and drama to fight violence against women

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 12:57 GMT

Following UN's 16 Day's of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, public figures spoke-out about the role of arts and drama in raising awareness.

AWO: Protection of female refugees is pressing issue

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 - 09:04 GMT

Actress Yousra, along with female parliamentarians, participated in a seminar held by the AWO on “Mechanisms to combat violence against women.”