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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...
Jīhān al-Sādāt, wife of the late President Muḥammad Anwār al-Sādāt, is considered one of the most important advocates for Egyptian women’s rights in history. She was a lecturer at Cairo University, was a visiting professor at the American University in Cairo, and a lecturer at South Carolina State...
The General Syndicate for Mineral, Engineering and Electrical Industries headed by Engineer Khalid El- Fiqī has organized a conference for Arab Women under the title “Women between the past, the present and the future Prospects” during the period from the 16th to 21st of  April in Cairo and...
  The President of the National Council for Women Maya Mursi said that the parliamentary decision to amend article 102 of the Constitution to allocate 25 percent of the parliamentary seats to women is a real victory to the women in Egypt, pointing out that it ensures their greater participation in...
  A scientific symposium under the theme “Towards a Better Future with the Constitutional Amendments” was organized by Cairo University in the Faculty of Early Childhood Education with a view to spreading the culture of referendum among the Egyptian women and upholding their right to positive...
The National Council for Women (NCW)’s branch in Minufiya concluded its ‘Your Vote for Tomorrow’s Egypt’ campaign which is aimed at urging women across Egypt to participate in the referendum on the constitutional amendments in order to build Egypt and push it forward.
In an earlier statement, MP Maysa ʿAtwa (Secretary of the Parliament’s Manpower Committee) said that the Egyptian women gained many of their rights under President al-Sīsī and became of concern to the political leadership.
MP Sharʿī Ṣāliḥ expressed his approval of the proposed constitutional amendments. As a result, Parliament Speaker ʿAlī ʿAbd al-ʿĀl praised his vision, particularly with regard to allocating 25 percent of the parliamentary seats to women.
The National Council for Women (NCW) continues “Your Vote for Tomorrow’s Egypt” Campaign that it has launched all across Egypt during the period from 14 to 17 April, 2019, for raising women’s awareness of the importance of the political participation in the referendum on constitutional amendments.
The National Council for Women Member Dr. Nisrīn al-Baghdādī participated in the Conference on “Women’s Empowerment in Egypt: Reality and Proposals for Treatment.” The conference was organized by the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University in the presence of the Social...

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