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  The visual artist Injī Aflāṭūn, whose birthday was honored by Google Doodle, was born on April 16th, 1924, and passed away on April 1989.
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...
After several recent reforms, Saudi Arabia has embarked on the path of liberating the Saudi society according to its ‘Saudi Vision 2030’. It seems as if there is a revolution on the skyline with regards to Saudi women’s exposure to the wider world, and the eradication of their so-called ‘societal...
Under the theme “We are all with you” the Goethe-Institute, in collaboration with the “ʿAyn al-Samaka” cinematic cultural initiative, will host its event tomorrow, in Cairo at 5 pm.  
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...
The President of the National Council for Women Dr. Māyā Mursī flies today to India for attending the proceedings of the 25th Global Edition of the Annual Women Economic Forum 2019 held on the theme ‘Reimagining Societies: Reclaiming Humanity with Gender Equality’ from 11 to 16 April 2019.
Dr. Saḥar Naṣr, the Minister of Investment and Co-operation, took part in a council on the rise of the Arab woman, including events of the World Economic Forum at the Dead Sea in Jordan. Safāna Rabīʿ Dahlān, Human rights activist and lawyer in Saudi Arabia, and Princess Dīnā Miraʿad, Jordanese...
Prior to the inauguration of the first Egyptian parliament on March 15, 1924, a young girl named Mounira Thabet [Munīra Thābit] protested against the deprivation of women from casting their votes in the parliamentary elections, demanding the right of women to participate. The demand of Thābit was...
Reading through the articles of the constitution, I took a long pause at Article 40, which read, “The state shall be obliged to take all legislative and executive measures necessary to bolster the principle of equality between women and men in all political, cultural and socio-economic fields in a...
Intensive contacts between Egyptian feminist movements and Tunisian human rights activists and MPs discuss means and ways to benefit from the Tunisian experience in introducing provisions for the equality in inheritance between men and women.

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