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The National Council for Women Member Dr. Nisrīn al-Baghdādī participated in the Conference on “Women’s Empowerment in Egypt: Reality and Proposals for Treatment.” The conference was organized by the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University in the presence of the Social...
Nada Samīr, head of the Social Aids Committee at Miṣr Foundation for Health and Sustainable Development, said that the development of the implementation plan for the first phase of the Dignified Life Initiative is under way among the partner NGOs of the initiative under the direct follow-up and...
The Social Solidarity Minister Ghāda Wālī announced that some amendments have been introduced to the Operating Regulation of the Women’s Hosting and Guidance Shelters in an aim to improve their services.   
Meanwhile, Minister of Insurances and Social Affairs Dr. Najwá Khalīl said the ministry has so far approved giving a legal license to 4,000 civil society organizations since the beginning of this year, which is equal to all associations approved throughout all of 2011.
The Center for Arab-West Understanding had faced numerous obstacles from the moment the founders wanted to establish the organization in 2004, despite its lofty goal of facilitating understanding between communities in Egypt and the Arab World and the West, through producing material for Arab-Wes
Dr. Alī Abdul Rahmān, Governor of Giza, stated that the province began a special pension program in coordination with the Ministry of Insurance and Social Affairs following the Warrāq Church incident. Pensions will be granted to those families whose breadwinner was either killed or suffered an...
Al-Waṭan is publishing the Human Rights Committee's report at parliament regarding the field visit to the Copts immigrating from al-ʿArīsh to al-Ismāʻīlīya.
The new Egyptian NGO law was widely criticized in different media and as a consequence we received questions about the status of the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) in relation to the new law. The following constitutes Dr. Hulsman's response. 
    The Ministry of Social Solidarity refused to grant funds to a number of civilian society organizations without mentioning any reasons. The decision came after many accusations have lately increased against the organizations of civilian society to be receiving foreign funds to accomplish...
 A major problem in Egypt is that the average Egyptian has an unfailing sense that official authorities have no better business but to lie in wait for any successful project or effort that the average Egyptian has achieved, ready to pounce and stamp it out at the first viable opportunity. It takes...

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