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Her father was accused of betraying ʿUrābī and his revolution, and that he was a reason for facilitating the British to enter Egypt. She was also shocked by the death of her brother, who was the one who understood her most, despite her young age. When she was a child, she was forced to marry...
General Director of the Arab Women Organization (AWO), Ambassador Mirvat Talāwī, announced the response of the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, to a letter that she sent him regarding the issuance of a document clarifying the rights of women, as intended in the Holy Qur'ān and Prophet...
Diplomats described the European Union's statement that " the Egyptian judiciary’s freezing of the human rights organizations' fund stands against the work of civil society" as an insult to the Egyptian authority and against the international rules and laws. The Diplomats claim that there are...
Cairo- A criminal court in Cairo on Wednesday decided to suspend the funds from a Women’s and Human Rights NGO . The court also decided to freeze the assets of the founders of both NGOs. The court ruled to suspend the funds of the organization Naẓra for Women's Studies and freeze the personal funds...
Dr. Māya Mursī, head of the National Council for Women (NCW), confirmed that the phenomenon of harassment has risen significantly across the world. She called on the Waqf (Endowment) Dā'iyāt (Muslim female preachers) to educate mothers about the ethics and values their sons should follow, pointing...
The Centre for Arab Women Training and Research (CAWTAR) launched the Legal and Human Rights of Women and Men: between Equality and Gaps, an online information tool that aims to feature “legal status and rights” compiling laws related to the status of gender and human rights in 20 Arab countries.
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.
President for the National Council for Women (NCW), Ambassador Mervat Tallāwī, said NCW is in the process of establishing an office in Manshiyat Nasr, as part of the Council's keenness to reach women in poor and marginalized areas, and to raise awareness on their legal rights.
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...
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...

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