Violence Against Women
Violence against women and girls is one of the most widespread, persistent and devastating human rights violations in our world today.
Egypt’s National Council for Women announced the launch of the 16-day campaign of activities to combat violence against women.
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'
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.
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.
The Supreme Council of Culture - Youth Committee, is organizing a one-day conference, titled "Female Creativity Against Violence", on December 10.
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.
The campaign is launched annually during the period from November 25 to December 10.
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.