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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...
Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, received on Wednesday a delegation of Nigerian doctors, religious and community leaders.
Director General of Research and Archaeological Studies and Scientific Publishing in Sinai and Lower Egypt and archaeologist, Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rayḥān (Abdel Rahim Rihan) confirmed that Wādī Firān (Feiran Valley)  has been an untapped archaeological, touristic and environmental treasure so far.
Dr. Māyā Mursī, president of the National Council for Women (NCW), said that amendments to the inheritance law need to be made to eliminate the injustice done to Egyptian women. She demanded women to claim their inheritance in accordance to the new amendments that impose imprisonment and sanctions...
A flurry of widespread anger was triggered after the young actor Muḥammad Kāmil announced that Maḥmūd Sulaymān, the young man who stalked a girl named Munā Jubrān while she was waiting for her bus, has shot an advertisement for a famous coffee company, and that he was contacted by a production...
The New York Times reviewed the life story of Doria Shafik [Durriyā Shafīq] who led Egypt’s women’s liberation movement in the mid-1940s; she is the founder of a feminist organization, and earned a doctorate in philosophy from the Sorbonne University. Shafīq was also the editor-in-chief of two...
  Egyptian media articles released this morning tackled many issues, some of which are reviewed below:
The Egyptian young artist Maī al-Ghayāṭī decided to counter violence committed against her gender through self-portraits showing her carrying a mirror as a shield to protect her body, while the mirror reflects a gesture suggesting violence.
We now face a complex and contradictory scene; while we have the political will to directly support women, we are also confronted with a flood of extremist fatwās that are aimed at undermining women and their role in society.  Generations of young extremists without an identity are being formed as...
In his election platform, presidential candidate Dr. Muhammad Salīm al-‘Awā said Egyptians are equal before the law, adding any discrimination among Egyptian citizens on the basis of religion, ethnicity or sex is a crime that has to be punishable by the law. [Muná Abū Sakīn, al-Wafd, May 15, p. 9] ...

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