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On Monday, Ambassador Nabīla Makram ‘Abd al-Shahīd, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Affairs Abroad, took part in a roundtable entitled: “The role of civil society in the advancement of the developing country”, with the participation of Dr. Māyā Mursī, President of the National...
Idrāk [Edraak] Foundation for Development and Equality released a report about violent crimes against women in Egypt, which indicated an increase in violence against women in 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus.
The National Council for Women (NCW) thanked Public Prosecutor Ḥamāda al-Ṣāwī for ordering a study into challenging the court ruling that acquitted those accused in the “lady of al-Karam” incident. 
Facebook announced its partnership and cooperation with the National Council of Women (NCW) to protect women on Facebook by launching “Women’s Security Resources.”  This initiative includes showing pictures, GIFs, and videos to bring awareness to women and girls on Facebook about how to manage and...
Dr. Māyā Mursī, president of the National Council for Women (NCW), stressed the need to activate combating sexual harassment and violence against women units at Egyptian universities by encouraging young women to come forward and report violence and harassment.  She also praised the decisive...
The Ministry of Endowments announced the launching of activities associated with the ‘Ambassadors of Love and Peace Ambassadors’ training program for Muslim female preachers and nuns. The Muslim female preachers and nuns participate in many national, social and humanitarian initiatives in continued...
Recently Egyptian society has been preoccupied with claims circulating on social media related to incidents of “rape and harassment” of girls by one young man, calling for official legal action against him. 
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in Egypt praised the efforts of the National Council for Women for guaranteeing the adoption of a gender perspective in Egypt’s plan to fight COVID-19.  This gender perspective is clear from the first policy paper...
The Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and the executive director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, praised Egypt for providing substantial support for women to face the consequences of coronavirus. Mlambo-Ngcuka said that she is pleased with the existing cooperation between the...
Today the president of the National Council for Women, Dr. Māyā Mursī, welcomed Dr. Harbeen Arora, the founder of the Women Economic Forum, to discuss the final preparations for the forum which will be held in Egypt for the first time in March under the patronage of President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī...

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