Violence Against Women

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.”

Introducing Egypt’s strategy to combat violence against women

Sun, 03 Dec 2017 - 01:10 GMT

Launched in June 2015, the National Strategy for Combating Violence Against Women (NSVAW) is being implemented between 2015-2020.

Violence Against Women: Egyptian laws, policies in place

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 12:30 GMT

During the 16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, Egypt Today explores Egyptian laws and policies.

Some things can’t be covered

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Violence shouldn’t be tolerated in any shape or form, no matter what excuses are made or how many apologies are given.

Rayhana combats violence against students in Mansoura governorate

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 02:44 GMT

As part of the international campaign combating violence against women, Daughter of the Country Association will host a play called “Rayhana”.

Do you want to help someone living with violence?

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 - 10:00 GMT

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.

Everything you want to know about SDG 5

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 10:00 GMT

Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.

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