Violence Against Women
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’.
Assistant Arab League Secretary General for Social Affairs Haifa Abu Ghazaleh stressed the organization's support for efforts to confront violence against women.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The National Council for Women held a meeting on gender based violence in the Egyptian Universities.
Noura Hussein's case has attracted widespread attention on social media, with the hashtag #JusticeForNoura trending on Twitter since Thursday.
A Sudanese court condemned 19-year-old Noura Hussein to death on Thursday for murdering her husband, who she accused of raping her
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.
Continuously portraying women as vulnerable, passive and weak can lead to shaping a general perception, that this is the norm and normal overtime.
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.
Actress Yousra, along with female parliamentarians, participated in a seminar held by the AWO on “Mechanisms to combat violence against women.”
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.
Violence shouldn’t be tolerated in any shape or form, no matter what excuses are made or how many apologies are given.
As part of the international campaign combating violence against women, Daughter of the Country Association will host a play called “Rayhana”.
Your first reaction might be that you want to protect her, but you fear that, by intervening, you can put both yourself and her in danger.
Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.