NCW’s Maya Morsy appeals to parliament to quickly pass Egypt’s new FGM law

Tue, 02 Feb 2021 - 12:21 GMT

This comes in a quick response to a recent case of a 15 year old girl who arrived at a hospital after being subject to FGM; the father and the nurse were arrested and remain in custody pending investigations.

Failure to educate girls could cost world $30 trillion a year

Thu, 12 Jul 2018 - 01:10 GMT

Failing to let girls finish their education could cost the world as much as $30 trillion in lost earnings and productivity annually.

11% of girls aged 15-19 are married: Health Min.

Thu, 05 Jul 2018 - 10:44 GMT

The percentage of girls between 15 and 19 getting married has decreased by 6 percent over the past two years.

Girls’ early puberty tied to depression, behavior problems into adulthood

Wed, 27 Dec 2017 - 06:00 GMT

Girls who go through puberty early could be more likely to experience depression and behavior problems that last into their 20s compared to peers who start menstruation later

People of Egypt: Suzan Gaber the trap shooter

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 - 01:42 GMT

Female athletes often face challenges globally, specifically in the Middle East.

Girls’ social needs

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 - 09:54 GMT

Egyptians have double standards in their culture especially when it comes to women that head home late, drink or live alone.

School holiday is FGM season: UNFPA

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 08:03 GMT

July, August and September represent a “cutting season”, as female genital mutilation (FGM) crimes increase during these months.

UNFPA Executive Director passed away at the age of 68

Tue, 06 Jun 2017 - 12:43 GMT

Babatunde Osotimehin believed that family planning is most important intervention you can give to liberate a woman’s energy and life.