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Women’s issues and gender disparities have recently come to light on the screens, as movies fearlessly deal with a variety of issues that previously were silenced. These issues are found amid society and deserve to be discussed, treated, and highlighted. The film “I want a divorce” [Urīd Khulʿān]...
Egyptian novelist Nawāl al-Saʿdāwī spent several years struggling for women’s rights and demanding their liberation from social restraints.  Born in 1931, al-Saʿdāwī was a psychologist and feminist who made her way into literature, writing several books like “Memoirs of a Woman Doctor” and “The...
On Monday, Ambassador Nabīla Makram ‘Abd al-Shahīd, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Affairs Abroad, took part in a roundtable entitled: “The role of civil society in the advancement of the developing country”, with the participation of Dr. Māyā Mursī, President of the National...
Al-ʿArabiyya visits "Restore FGM"; the first medical center in the Middle East and Africa to treat victims of FGM, what the United Nations has classed as a crime against women and children.
Idrāk [Edraak] Foundation for Development and Equality released a report about violent crimes against women in Egypt, which indicated an increase in violence against women in 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus.
The Egyptian Cabinet agreed on a bill to amend some of the punishments for Law NO. 58 of 1937 to deter female circumcision [also known as female genital mutilation (FGM)]. 
The Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical, and Social Services (BLESS), the development arm of the Coptic Orthodox Church, participated in the “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” Campaign for 2020.
In the presence of 120 nuns and Muslim female preachers from across all of Egypt’s governorates, Dr. Māyā Mursī, president of the National Council for Women (NCW), introduced a training program called “Ambassadors of Love and Peace” that the NCW organized. The program aims to develop an action plan...
The Ministry of Endowments announced the launching of activities associated with the ‘Ambassadors of Love and Peace Ambassadors’ training program for Muslim female preachers and nuns. The Muslim female preachers and nuns participate in many national, social and humanitarian initiatives in continued...
The American TIME magazine chose the writer Dr. Nawāl al-Sa’dāwī in its list of “100 women of the year.” The list of the most influential women over the last 100 years was compiled to coincide with International Women’s Day. The magazine explained that al-Sa’dāwī was chosen due to her militancy in...

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