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The spouse of the Egyptian Ambassador to Austria Omar Amir met with Dr. Aīāt Khalīfa and the board members of the General Association for the Egyptian Women and Family in the Egyptian Embassy in Vienna. The meeting comes within the frame of supporting the Egyptian civil society institutions in...
Tunisian critic Shukrī Mabkhūt (Shoukry Mabkhout) writes: Amidst the worldwide campaign on sexual harassment and rape “#MeToo”, a British mother of a six-years-old child accused the famous children’s tale “Sleeping Beauty” claiming that the kiss the handsome prince takes from the beautiful sleeping...
Despite political and societal efforts made to protect women’s rights and solve their deep-seated family problems, women's and human rights organizations believe they are still in an inferior, or at least an unfair, position in the face of violence, underage marriage, FMG, harassment and political...
In the first meeting of its kind, the Malāwī branch of the Egyptian Family House (EFH), or Bayt al-ʿĀʾilah, south of Minya, discussed the risks of underage marriage.
Julie Casper writes of her experiences with the ancient Egyptian tradition of "Subuu'". (Photo credits go to Julie and Jayson Casper)
Background: This interview took place in Eritrea during the Eritrea-Ethiopia border war (1998-2000). The conflict started over a border dispute between the two countries for the control of the town of Badme.  After World War II, Ethiopia claimed Eritrea as part of its national territory, once both...
  Background: This interview took place in Eritrea during the Eritrea-Ethiopia border war (1998-2000). The conflict started over a border dispute between the two countries for the control of the town of Badme.  After World War II, Ethiopia claimed Eritrea as part of its national territory, once...
In her column this week, Nawāl al-Saʿdāwī writes: The only effective remedy for the chronic suffering within our country is the promulgation of a single law for the Egyptian family, one which is consistent with the Egyptian constitution and bestows equality to all Egyptians irrespective of sex,...
Egypt's Bloc of Female MPs declared their refusal of a draft law on lowering the age of marriage to 16 for girls, as it contradicts the constitution that states the age of 18. The 45-member parliamentary bloc said that the legislative proposal will only help worsen the population explosion crisis...
Since his enthronement as patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, Pope Tawāḍrūs has paid special attention to children by establishing a committee on childhood at the Holy Synod under his supervision. He has also held several gatherings with children in Egypt and abroad during his pastoral visits...

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