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The Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical, and Social Services (BLESS), the development arm of the Coptic Orthodox Church, participated in the “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” Campaign for 2020.
In the presence of 120 nuns and Muslim female preachers from across all of Egypt’s governorates, Dr. Māyā Mursī, president of the National Council for Women (NCW), introduced a training program called “Ambassadors of Love and Peace” that the NCW organized. The program aims to develop an action plan...
Dr. Rāniyyā al-Mashāṭ, Minister of International Cooperation, sought an economic cooperation strategy between Egypt and the United States for the upcoming five-year period (2021-2025) in a virtual meeting with Leslie Reed, Mission Director of the USAID delegation.
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...
Māyā Mursī, President of National Council for Women, delivered a speech on the sidelines of the 64th Session of the African Commission on Human Rights in Sharm al-Shaykh, stressing the remarkable progress achieved in the field of woman empowerment and gender equality, and defining this year as a...
The General Authority of Cultural Palaces is holding the seventh scientific conference on Women's culture entitled "Women Defying Disability - From Protection to Empowerment" on April 15th and 16th and organized by the Central Administration for Studies and Research in cooperation with the Coptic...
Dr. Muḥammad Ozalp, CEO of BLOM Bank Egypt, and Dr. Māyā Mursī, head of the National Council for Women, signed a cooperation protocol to support rural women's economic empowerment projects in the extraction of essential oils from aromatic plants and the transformation of waste to organic fertilizer...
The Solidarity Committee of the House of Representatives has finished discussing a bill to support Egyptian women said to be finalized and sent to the council’s registrar to be included on the agenda of plenary sessions.
The Egyptian Center for Women's Rights organized a conference entitled "Participation of Women and Youth in Local Councils: a Shift towards Real Democracy."

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