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Professor Hoda Awad joined the group for a presentation about the Egyptian constitution. She started by discussing the basics of democracy and constitutions. She explained to us that democracies had six elements or conditions. Firstly, there is the presence of democratic institutions and...
Egyptian novelist Nawāl al-Saʿdāwī spent several years struggling for women’s rights and demanding their liberation from social restraints.  Born in 1931, al-Saʿdāwī was a psychologist and feminist who made her way into literature, writing several books like “Memoirs of a Woman Doctor” and “The...
Nadia Henry [Nādiya Hinrī] said that a statement made by the Council of State limiting which women can be appointed to certain jobs violates the law, the president’s directives, and the constitutional rights of women.
The Public Prosecution requested that witnesses to the sexual assault of a girl at the Fairmont Nile City Hotel in 2014 provide video of the incident to the authorities.  The prosecution stressed in a statement that it will keep the confidentiality of the witnesses involved and protect them.
On Monday, Ambassador Nabīla Makram ‘Abd al-Shahīd, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Affairs Abroad, took part in a roundtable entitled: “The role of civil society in the advancement of the developing country”, with the participation of Dr. Māyā Mursī, President of the National...
The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate in Alexandria, represented by the churches of the central sector, has launched an initiative to raise awareness for Christian families entitled “Bless My Home”, which includes a group of spiritual sermons warning against the negative impact of social media on the...
Al-ʿArabiyya visits "Restore FGM"; the first medical center in the Middle East and Africa to treat victims of FGM, what the United Nations has classed as a crime against women and children.
Idrāk [Edraak] Foundation for Development and Equality released a report about violent crimes against women in Egypt, which indicated an increase in violence against women in 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus.
A new case of harassment emerged in Egypt, and this time the accused is a psychiatrist who allegedly molested two minors ten years ago, using his profession.
“Egyptian Family values”; this term that has been repeated for months in Egypt when directing accusations against young women wearing “liberal clothes” for violating the “conservative values of the Egyptian family.”  This astounding accusation and the outrage of the Egyptian society have suddenly...

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