Birth Control

Egypt launches '1000 Kilometer Journey' initiative on cervical cancer, women's reproductive health

Mon, 21 Aug 2023 - 10:31 GMT

It is carried out in collaboration with the Egyptian Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology.

Egypt’s National Dialogue proposes teaching birth control in schools, universities

Wed, 09 Aug 2023 - 07:19 GMT

Egypt’s National Dialogue proposed teaching population and birth control subjects in schools and universities in a closed session on Tuesday.

Egypt to give women financial incentive for birth control

Thu, 02 Feb 2023 - 02:45 GMT

The new program aims at reducing the birth rate from 2.8 children to 1.6 children per family, said the Egyptian Cabinet in a statement on January 31. The program was discussed by Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly in a meeting with Minister of Planning Hala El-Saied.

Egypt's health ministry releases figures on family planning services in 1st half of 2022

Thu, 28 Jul 2022 - 10:54 GMT

The Ministry of Health and Population announced Wednesday the total number of visits held by women to family planning units, medical caravans, and civil society facilities.

Egypt releases figures on birth control services in Q1 of 2022

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 12:12 GMT

Those are offered through mobile clinics, caravans, and door-to-door visit campaigns.

Birth control campaign kicks off in 11 Egyptian governorates as 1st phase

Sun, 13 Feb 2022 - 10:51 GMT

The first phase is taking place on February 13-24.

Dar al-Iftaa launches ‘Birth Control is Permissible’ hashtag

Wed, 17 Feb 2021 - 02:38 GMT

Egypt’s Dar al-Iftaa launched on its official page on Facebook a hashtag that reads “Birth Control is permissible,” to ensure that family planning and birth control methods are not religiously forbidden as some people think.

Project addressing gap in reproductive health rights in Egypt approved by Sisi

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 02:08 GMT

An Egyptian-Canadian agreement on a project to address the gap in reproductive health rights has been approved by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Birth control permissible in Islam: Egypt’s Mufti

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 03:41 GMT

“Birth control is a legitimate matter in Islam. It is necessary nowadays," he said.

Egypt’s plan to combat imminent threat of overpopulation

Sun, 05 Nov 2017 - 10:29 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi described overpopulation as a threat that is no less dangerous than terrorism.

Trump undermines U.S. birth control coverage requirement

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 04:20 GMT

President undermined requirements under the Obamacare law that employers provide insurance to cover women's birth control.

Understanding female birth control methods ‘contraceptives’

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 - 01:17 GMT

Family planning services represent a comprehensive approach to allow individuals to freely attain their desired number of children and spacing of pregnancies

Proposed law would subsidize each family’s first 3 children

Sun, 04 Jun 2017 - 02:12 GMT

A birth control draft law which would subsidize a family’s first three children was submitted to Parliament Sunday by Parliamentarian Ghada al-Agamy.