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The Committee of women with disabilities of the National Council for Women held its regular meeting under the chairmanship of Dr. Hibah Hajras, a member of the Council. At the council meeting Dr. Hajras commended the efforts made by the President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī in support of persons with...
Assistant to Social Solidarity Minister, Nevīn al-Qabbāj, said that the Ministry has established eight centers to host and guide women, and to protect them from violence, in partnership with relevant NGOs.
`Abd al-Majīd Jāber, founder of Egypt's Protection Front, called for the enactment of the law on contempt for women and the reestablishment the articles of the Constitution relating to the protection of women from all forms of physical and verbal violence. He stressed that all religious doctrines...
Amāl Fū'ād Mohammad, head of the Central Department of Population and Social Studies of the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS), on Thursday reviewed the latest statistics, which show the most prominent issues facing girls and women in Egypt between 2008-2015.
It is not surprising that the women undertake all the same duties as men, as in our society, where the great majority of men are what we would call a man's man. Women are the ones that focus on children education and think about the future - there are so many cases championed by women.  And here...
Munā al-Tahtawī’s new book “Headscarves and Hymens” calls for a revolution in the Middle Eastern women’s mentality. The book begins with a discussion of the women’s body, asserting that the Middle Eastern woman is attacked by Arab culture and traditions which function as a prison to women not just...
Expert in African affairs: Clarification that being a woman in Sudan is preferable to being a woman in Egypt  Dr. Amānī al-Tawīl has explained that the situation for women is much better in Sudan than in Egypt. The Sudanese Women’s Union was formed before Sudanese independence. The Muslim...
In a solidarity movement with the United Nations' International Day For the Elimination Of Violence Against Women in particular in Egypt and the Middle East region, a group of 15 young women stood on the steps of Cairo's Journalists’ Syndicate on Tuesday night with black make-up around their eyes,...
Muslim Brotherhood youths held a meeting in the absence of the leaders of the MB Irshād (Guidance) office, for which they prepared 12 recommendations.
In this Egyptian Gazette article, Manāl ‘Abd al-‘Azīz questions whether Sudanese president ‘Umar al-Bashīr is seeking to unite or divide the nation of Sudan by threatening to apply Islamic Sharī‘ah law if South Sudan carries through with its plan to separate from the North. ‘Abd al-Azīz says that...

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