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When asked by one of his followers about the reason behind the rapes of women during Islamic wars, Shaykh ‘Abd Allāh Rushdī replied “these are human beings and they have needs,” going on to explain that these needs could not be considered shameful as long as the woman has consented to the sexual...
Doctor Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah, Egyptian Minister of Awqāf, has announced his decision to allocate a session of the 30th International Conference of the Islamic Affairs Supreme Council to the topic of women’s role in state-building. The conference, titled “Nation-building in Jurisprudence…A Modern...
Egyptian MP Nancī Nuṣayr praised the interest of the Endowments Ministry in the work of the female preachers in the field of Daʿwā and in the organization of the first training and educational camp this year in Alexandria, stressing the importance of the issues raised during the opening of the...
The various channels of social media facilitated the promotion of many liberal ideas for women, which emerge from the framework of the stereotypical view, which is often based on the qualitative discrimination against it. In the midst of that scene, it was not strange to see such hostile...
Yesterday, the eight Evangelical Councils in Egypt held a meeting discussing whether or not women could be ordained as pastors. Sources have reported that the representatives of the different councils decided to postpone the decision until next April when the meeting of The Synod of the Nile [of...
In support of the national unity, both the Endowments Ministry and the church launch the “Female Preacher and Nun” Initiative under the slogan “Together in the service of the homeland”. The initiative is aimed at speaking and dialoguing with women through Muslim Female Preachers and Christian Nuns...
The Coptic woman's ambition never ends; she is tireless, and never gives up trying to get her rights, especially in facing the church’s legacy of dominance over women’s affairs.
  Māyā Mursī, president of the National Council for Women, said that the council called on the Orthodox, Evangelical and Catholic churches to nominate nuns and servants of the church from their part.
After Egypt's Ministry of Endowments (al-Awqāf) announced the appointment of 144 women to work as preachers in mosques in a decision considered one of the first of its kind, there were questions raised about the nature of the role that will lead them to the inside of Egyptian mosques, and what the...
"I will adjourn the session, in case anyone breaks the legal, ethical, and fundamental rules of this Parliament": these were the words uttered by Dr. Āmna Nossair, whose thrusting personality had made her most probably best qualified to be the first woman to preside the Egyptian Parliament in its...

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