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Dr. Heba Hagras, member of the Egyptian parliament and of the parliamentary Committee of Solidarity with Persons with Disabilities, demanded that the world nations include women with disabilities in the sustainable development plans for 2030, stressing that, without this, there will be no real...
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.
President of the Egyptian Feminist Union (EFU), Dr. Hoda Badrān, supported the decision of Dr. Jāber Nassār on banning the Nīqāb in hospitals, as first step towards expanding the ban to wear it in other public places, such as schools. The president of EFU confirmed that, besides being the cause...
The Egyptian Center for Women's Rights has prepared a new draft personal status law, and will hold a number of sessions for discussion. The Center says that it took two full years to prepare the new draft law.
The Committee of women with disabilities of the National Council for Women held its regular meeting under the chairmanship of Dr. Hibah Hajras, a member of the Council. At the council meeting Dr. Hajras commended the efforts made by the President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī in support of persons with...
The Arab Women Organization (AWO) announced the launching of an in-depth study on the situation of refugee women and displaced women in the Arab region. This study covers all Arab countries related to the crisis at a global conference on refugee and displaced women in the Arab region to be held by...
Egyptian MP, Marguerite `Āzer, said that she rejects the proposal of establishing a special coordination committee for issues concerning women, commenting that many committees coordinating within the Parliament have already female representatives, confirming that only the National Council of Women...
In recognition of the key role Egyptian women as driving force towards change and as active participant in both, the January and the June revolutions in 2011 and 2013, the National Council for Women (NCW) published a documentation on women contribution in fulfilling the road map obligations.
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. 

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