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President `Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi’s announcement as 2017 being the Year of the Woman renewed hopes of female jurists and feminists that the new year will see more pleasant events, giving women more rights and gains which are currently absent.
The article discusses the case of two Christian girls whose father has converted to Islam. A court ruling has ordered that their mother hand over her two children to their father so that they can be raised as Muslims.
The article focuses on the custody battle taking place over two Christian born children whose father has converted to Islam. The Christian mother’s lawyers state that the father has been manipulating religions.
Hānī al-A‘ṣar reports on Counselor Najīb Jibrā’īl submitting an official report to the Public Prosecutor against the father of the Christian twins Mario and Andrew on charges of disdaining Christianity.
Dr. Sa‘īd Shiḥātah criticizes an episode of the TV popular program ‘10 PM’ and its host Muná al-Shādhilī, in which she invited the two Coptic brothers Andrew and Mario who spoke about their suffering following their father’s conversion to Islam.
The author discusses the case of Mario and Andrew, and the problems that they continue to face in continuing their education.
Andrew and Mario’s mother sent a thank-you letter to President Ḥusnī Mubārak for his generosity in allowing her children to pass to the second class in their preparatory school.
Fādī Emile discusses the problem of the Christian-born twins, Mario and Andrew, whose father’s conversion to Islam forced them to be registered as Muslims. Emile interviews the twins to speak about their perplexing problem.
Two 13-year-old Christian kids were forced to sit an Islamic education exam at school after their father’s conversion to Islam. Their mother filed a claim and complained to the civil status court.
Counselor Najīb Jibrā’īl lodged an appeal against the memorandum of state adviser Maḥmūd Rajab in which he stated that Islam should be imposed on Christian children whose fathers have converted to Islam.
The article praises the legal procedure taken against ‘Brotherhood Militias’ that appeared in the Azhar University as a step forward to separating the state from religion.
Nabīl Zakī reports about how the issue of human rights is being tackled in educational religious curricula.
A diplomatic tug-of-war has erupted between Syria and The Netherlands following the alleged abduction of two Dutch children by their Syrian father in August 2004. Dutch Foreign Minister Bernard Bot refused an invitation from his Syrian counterpart, Walīd al- Mu‘allim, to visit Syria to discuss...
A study carried out by the Ministry of Social Affairs showed that there are twenty-one thousand children in Egypt who have no name, identity or legal existence. These children are the outcome of ‘urfī or unofficial marriages in which the father refuses to acknowledge the paternity of his...
The queen of Jordan holds a conference urging the world to stand up to violence against children in war-torn Arab countries.
Claims that Pakistani Christian children sold as slaves to fund Islamic militants and that the police have failed to take action, despite two Christian missionaries providing photographic evidence of children being sold.
Hamada Husayn reviews Dr. Nawāl al- Sa‘dāwī statements in an interview with al-‘Arabīya Channel, in which she talked about the idea of giving a child the surname of his/her mother.
In her message from The Hague, Fikrīya Ahmad reports the latest Dutch pressures on Egypt to oblige every Egyptian parent to keep his/her children in the Netherlands, with the Dutch parent, after divorce.
A paper presented at the annual interfaith dialogue meeting of the Anglican communion and the Permanent Committee of the Azhar al-Sharif for Dialogue with the Monotheistic Religions that prompted criticism from Metropolitan Seraphim for the portrayal of Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.
A member of the Parliament suggests raising the age of guardianship from the age of 10 for the male child and 12 for the female to 15 for both. She asserts that this will help in the stability of the children and improving their abilities.


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