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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...
The General Authority of Cultural Palaces is holding the seventh scientific conference on Women's culture entitled "Women Defying Disability - From Protection to Empowerment" on April 15th and 16th and organized by the Central Administration for Studies and Research in cooperation with the Coptic...
The first hours of voting in the referendum to amend the Egyptian constitution, Saturday, witnessed a weak turnout of voters in most governorates.  Attempts to mobilize Copts and women in an effort to confront low voter turnout were evident with the start of Egyptians voting at home.  Voting will...
Dr. Māyā Mursī, head of the National Council for Women, called every Egyptian woman at home and abroad to participate strongly in the referendum on the constitutional amendments.  
The Egyptian Center for Women's Rights organized a conference entitled "Participation of Women and Youth in Local Councils: a Shift towards Real Democracy."
Hiba Hajras, a member of the National Council for Women and Rapporteur of the Committee on Women with Disabilities, met with the wife of Pakistani President and First Lady Samina Alvi on the sidelines of a high-level global meeting to discuss planning for a World Report on Technology for Persons...
On Sunday evening, Dr. Saḥar Naṣr, Minister of Investment and International Development, held a press conference to celebrate the new level of collaboration with the embassy of Sweden and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development - OECD to strengthen women’s participation in the...
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...

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