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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...
For many women in Egypt, fending off catcalls and lewd comments is a grim routine of daily life.
Egypt resorts to religion in order to confront sexual harassment.
Farouk writes about the case of a women who brought a sexual harasser to court and the broader social issues which surround sexual harassment increasing in Egypt.
Islamic Sharī‘ah does not allow for both men and women to kill their partner when catching them red handed committing adultery, and called for the judiciary to rule on the matter.
The mother of a 13-year-old Dutch girl claims that eight Turkish persons raped her daughter because she refused to go out with them for a ride and preferred to accompany some Moroccan friends.

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