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Hiba Hajras, a member of the National Council for Women and Rapporteur of the Committee on Women with Disabilities, met with the wife of Pakistani President and First Lady Samina Alvi on the sidelines of a high-level global meeting to discuss planning for a World Report on Technology for Persons...
Egypt's Tourism Minister Dr. Rāniyā al-Mashāṭ participated in a discussion session entitled “Global Initiatives for Empowering Women and Closing Gender Gaps in Job Opportunities” as a part of the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit held during the period from 23 to 24...
The interview with Ambassador Mona Omar was held at the Diplomatic Club, in Cairo on 7th July; the discussion was fully recorded with the Ambassador’s permission.  This text was presented to Ambassador Mona Omar on July 21, 2019. The Ambassador had no objections to publishing this text. Ambassador...
  Summary: The Egyptian Minister of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC), Dr. Saḥar Naṣr, took part in the first sessions of the National Consultation on Women’s Economic Empowerment in Egypt, entitled “Legislative reforms and governmental efforts to support women’s economic empowerment...
Dr. Najlāʾ al-ʿAdlī, head of the international cooperation and external communications committee for the National Council for Women, delivered a speech during the second session of the Specialized Technical Committee of the African Union for Transport and Trans-boundary Infrastructure, Regions,...
The Egyptian TV Network ‘al-Ḥayāh’ has announced the suspension of television presenter Rīhām Saʿīd and the ‘Ṣabāyā’ programme she hosts, after she insulted obese women in a recent episode. The network stated that this suspension will continue until the investigation of the Supreme Council for...
The first Arab conference for women’s health is to be held in Cairo to discuss the promotion of women’s health concerns with a view to meeting the 2030 sustainable development goals. The conference will run from 11th- 12th September 2019, and will be attended by the Arab Administrative Development...
  The President of the National Council for Women Maya Mursi said that the parliamentary decision to amend article 102 of the Constitution to allocate 25 percent of the parliamentary seats to women is a real victory to the women in Egypt, pointing out that it ensures their greater participation in...
The National Council for Women (NCW)’s branch in Minufiya concluded its ‘Your Vote for Tomorrow’s Egypt’ campaign which is aimed at urging women across Egypt to participate in the referendum on the constitutional amendments in order to build Egypt and push it forward.
The President of the National Council for Women (NCW) Maya Mursi met with the Executive Director of Gambia’s African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights Studies, Morocco’s National Human Rights Council member Fāṭima al-Zahrāʾand the Coordinator of Morocco’s North African NGOS Coalition Naji...

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