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About the Authors: Mette Toft Nielsen completed her M.A. degree in Culture, Communication and Globalization in Aalborg University, Denmark in 2013. Nielsen began her career at the Center for Arab-West Understanding, researching the reasons why people choose to emigrate for her M.A. thesis....
  Danish researcher Mette Toft Nielsen, former CAWU intern and main author of the book Women in Post- Revolutionary Egypt: Can Behavior Be Controlled? (withPeter Hervik, 2017) held a book launch event on the 21st of October, 2017, in the Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute in Zamalek, Cairo. 
The Coptic woman's ambition never ends; she is tireless, and never gives up trying to get her rights, especially in facing the church’s legacy of dominance over women’s affairs.
Head of Egyptian Mossawāh Center for Consultation and Training, Fat'hī Farīd said that after launching unsuccessful campaigns against sexual harassment, the Center decided to launch a new campaign by recruiting men that advocate the anti-sexual violence women endure on Egyptian streets.
Center for Egyptian Women Legal Assistance (CEWLA) organized a training workshop for female health and rural pioneers, designed to increase their knowledge and proficiency in a variety of aspects , to discuss all forms of trafficking in women, and to articulate action plans to tackle these offenses...
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 `Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi’s announcement as 2017 being the Year of the Woman renewed hopes of female jurists and feminists that the new year will see more pleasant events, giving women more rights and gains which are currently absent.
In the past, we used to wear short dresses that were above the knee and no one was to opposed this. But now, despite the spread of the Hijāb and Niqāb, cases of harassment are rampant, reaching unprecedented levels. So let’s go back to short clothes, to force men to respect our bodies. That is the...
The United Nations launched the "Safe Cities from Violence against Women and Girls” global program in Egypt. The overall purpose of Safe Cities is to improve the quality of life for the people in 20 countries, including India, Ruwanda, and Papua New-Guinea.
In an interview he gave to Misr al-`Arabyia newspaper, George Ishāq of the Egyptian National Council For Human Rights stated that the new amendments to prison laws allow female prisoners who give birth inside prisons to keep their children with them up to four years, increased from two years, and...

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