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Dr. Māyā Mursī, Head of the National Council of Women (NCW), participated in a session on “women’s health rights” as part of the activities of the 22nd Annual International Conference, organized by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Qaṣr al-ʿAynī School of Medicine.
Heya Masr [Hiya Miṣr] is a non-profit organization that helps women and children in Egypt. Their mission is to empower Egyptian women by building their self-confidence and helping to develop themselves mentally and physically. They help girls and boys from six to 18 years old by providing a safe...
Farahat ben Younes [Faraḥāt bin Yūnis] is General Inspector of Civic Education, President of the Association of the Civic Education, civil society activist and interested in issues of gender.
Saudi Arabia’s latest decision to permit women to live independently without a male guardian opens the door for many Egyptian women to pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia by themselves.  However, experts confirmed to Akhbār al-Yawm that according to Egyptian law, women younger than 40 years are obliged to...
Author Nawāl al-Saʿdāwī died after a long battle with illness at the age of 89. She was born on 27th October 1931, in the village of Kafr Ṭalḥa in the Qalyūbiyya governorate. She studied medicine at Cairo university and graduated in 1955, specialising in respiratory diseases.
The National Council for Women (NCW) launched a campaign whilst celebrating Women’s Day, under the title “Entrepreneurship for Rural Women”, in cooperation with the World Food Program, from March 14th to 20th, in nine governorates. The nine governorates are Aswān, Luxor, Qinā, Suhāj, Asyūṭ, al-...
On Monday, Ambassador Nabīla Makram ‘Abd al-Shahīd, Minister of State for Immigration and Egyptian Affairs Abroad, took part in a roundtable entitled: “The role of civil society in the advancement of the developing country”, with the participation of Dr. Māyā Mursī, President of the National...
Al-ʿArabiyya visits "Restore FGM"; the first medical center in the Middle East and Africa to treat victims of FGM, what the United Nations has classed as a crime against women and children.
Idrāk [Edraak] Foundation for Development and Equality released a report about violent crimes against women in Egypt, which indicated an increase in violence against women in 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus.
A new case of harassment emerged in Egypt, and this time the accused is a psychiatrist who allegedly molested two minors ten years ago, using his profession.

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