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Amīra, a 15 year old girl from Fayūm, experienced a terrifying nightmare that no one could have ever anticipated. 
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.
Egypt's National Council for Women (NCW) announced that the Legislative Committee has completed a draft law on women anti-violence, to be submitted to the Cabinet for approval, before referring it to the House of Representatives.
Dr. Māya Morsī, head of the National Council for Women (NCW) called on the media and their outlets to support NCW's awareness campaigns that criminalize female circumcision, and to help anti-circumcision organizations in their relevant efforts, saying “Broadcasting awareness campaigns are expensive...
The Egyptian Coalition for Child’s Rights (ECCR) requested the return to the issue of Children and their rights to the priorities of the agenda of the Egyptian government, demanding the Egyptian parliament to carry the responsibility for the legal rights of Egypt’s children and to carry out its...
The National Council for Women (NCW) praised the government's decision to amend some provisions of Law No. 77 of 1943 on inheritances, which criminalizes the willful act of denial of inheritance or its proceeds, as well as a penalty of 6-months imprisonment and a fine of 20,000-100,000 EGP.
Member of Parliament (MP), Marguerite `Āzer said that religious extremists spread erroneous religious perceptions on women, pointing to the urgent need to promote women political, economic, and social empowerment. 
The lawyer Najīb Jibrā’īl has prepared a draft bill for a law that will allow Christians to adopt in Egypt.
The public prosecutor has launched an appeal on behalf of Camilia Lutfī to change the 2008 court ruling that granted her husband custody of their children.
Egyptians against Religious Discrimination have released a statement which claims that the ruling against Christian twins Andrew and Mario is a form of discrimination.

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