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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...
In his speech on Sunday, at the National Population Day Conference, attended by political and religious leaders, the Egyptian Minister of Endowments, Dr. Muḥammad Mukhṭār Jumʿā stressed that in order to confront the country’s overpopulation issue, the religious discourse must be renewed.
The Egyptian Coalition for Child’s Rights (ECCR) requested the return to the issue of Children and their rights to the priorities of the agenda of the Egyptian government, demanding the Egyptian parliament to carry the responsibility for the legal rights of Egypt’s children and to carry out its...
Egyptian women involved in the planning of the National Population Council’s strategy  The National Women’s Council participated in the meeting held yesterday by the National Population Council in preparing its strategy for 2015-2020. The strategy includes a number of different axes, the most...
U.S. ambassador in Cairo Anne Patterson met on Wednesday (October 10) with Coptic activists who spoke to her about the status of religious minorities in Egypt under President Muhammad Mursī, a few days after her meeting with Egyptian Shiite leaders who told her they applied for the Dutch...
Homeless children are everywhere on the Egyptian streets, and are increasing in large numbers. This produces the dangerous situation of child trafficking. These two problems can be solved together through the making of an Egyptian adoption law. The idea of an adoption law was presented by the...
Pope Shenouda accepts all the items of the status law project for non-Muslims and a sectarian argument about adoption.  
This article outlines the difficulties faced by two brothers raised as Christians, but with a Muslim father. The boys’ mother helps them with a lawsuit to keep their religion, but it seems they will be forced to convert to Islam.

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