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The President of the National Council for Women (NCW) Dr. Maya Mursī participated in the 25th Global Edition of the Annual Women Economic Forum 2019 held on the theme ‘Re-imagining Societies: Reclaiming Humanity with Gender Equality’ from 11 to 16 April 2019 in India.   
Māya Mursī congratulated Ambassador Nabīla Makram, Minister of Immigration, on launching the "Egypt Can" Foundation, stressing that Makram is an honorable example of the Egyptian woman who managed to reach and succeed in the most important files in the country.
Dr. Māyā Mūrsī, Chairperson of the National Council for Women, spoke at the opening session of the conference entitled "Empowering Young Women Leaders from Local Councils ... Voices of Women: Stage Two." The conference was organized by the Egyptian Center for Women's Rights, which strives to equip...
Ambassador Mirvat Tillāwī, Head of the National Council for Women, stated that during her participation in the population and development conference that was recently held in New York, she felt a regression against women’s rights. She added that this is not only in Islamic countries, but added that...
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.
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Diaconia Office for development projects, affiliated to Coptic Catholic Church, organized on Friday a forum on the role of women in the Egyptian society, and the various forms of violence exercised against her.
This paper was prepared by the two interns from India
In a statement released Saturday, six Egyptian women’s organizations condemned the recent harassment and rape incidents committed by members of Ḥizb al-ʿAysh wa al-Ḥurriyya (Bread and Liberty Party). The organizations said that discussions on sexual violence crimes against women in the public...
7 December 2017, by Jasper A. Kiepe and Salma Khamis This article is the second installment in a three-part series: In the first article, we gave an overview on the situation in Egypt with respect to sexual harassment, and violence against women more generally. In this piece, we examine the...
This article is the first part of a series of three on sexual harrasement in Egypt, following in the wake of the killing of a South Korean woman in Siwa: In the first part, we give an overview on the situation in Egypt, in the second part we will examine the legal framework, and in the final part,...

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