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The National Council for Women (NCW) thanked Public Prosecutor Ḥamāda al-Ṣāwī for ordering a study into challenging the court ruling that acquitted those accused in the “lady of al-Karam” incident. 
Facebook announced its partnership and cooperation with the National Council of Women (NCW) to protect women on Facebook by launching “Women’s Security Resources.”  This initiative includes showing pictures, GIFs, and videos to bring awareness to women and girls on Facebook about how to manage and...
Dr. Māyā Mursī, president of the National Council for Women (NCW), stressed the need to activate combating sexual harassment and violence against women units at Egyptian universities by encouraging young women to come forward and report violence and harassment.  She also praised the decisive...
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...
Recently Egyptian society has been preoccupied with claims circulating on social media related to incidents of “rape and harassment” of girls by one young man, calling for official legal action against him. 
Google celebrated the 141st birthday of Hudā Shaʿarāwī, who was responsible for beginning the women’s liberation movement in Egypt and who was born on June 23, 1879 in al-Minya governorate. Shaʿarāwī has made a great history in the feminist movement in Egypt.
The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) in Egypt praised the efforts of the National Council for Women for guaranteeing the adoption of a gender perspective in Egypt’s plan to fight COVID-19.  This gender perspective is clear from the first policy paper...
The Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and the executive director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, praised Egypt for providing substantial support for women to face the consequences of coronavirus. Mlambo-Ngcuka said that she is pleased with the existing cooperation between the...
An incident of mass sexual harassment targeting a girl in al-Manṣūra, Egypt, has recently caught the public’s attention. The case is just one of repeated cases of group harassment which take place in public places, and often happen on public occasions and holidays. News of the incidents normally...
The United Nations condemned the tragic death of Nadā, a twelve-year-old girl from Asyūṭ, who died while getting circumcised by a doctor.  The UN said in a statement that they are shocked by senseless deaths like these, which continue to happen in 2020 despite gainful advances to end this harmful...

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