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On Sunday evening, Dr. Saḥar Naṣr, Minister of Investment and International Development, held a press conference to celebrate the new level of collaboration with the embassy of Sweden and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development - OECD to strengthen women’s participation in the...
When asked by one of his followers about the reason behind the rapes of women during Islamic wars, Shaykh ‘Abd Allāh Rushdī replied “these are human beings and they have needs,” going on to explain that these needs could not be considered shameful as long as the woman has consented to the sexual...
Rev. Munīr Ḥannā, Archbishop of the Episcopal Church of Egypt, said that although the church appreciates the role of women in serving the organization, it continues to oppose the ordination of women in the Diocese of Egypt, North Africa, and the Horn of Africa, which is part of the Jerusalem and...
As talk increases of the possible collapse of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt in light of recently emerged developments, the spotlight has begun to focus on the ‘Muslim Sisters’. A former Muslim Brotherhood leader describes them as “fiercer” than their male counterpoints, and experts consider them...
Doctor Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah, Egyptian Minister of Awqāf, has announced his decision to allocate a session of the 30th International Conference of the Islamic Affairs Supreme Council to the topic of women’s role in state-building. The conference, titled “Nation-building in Jurisprudence…A Modern...
The General Syndicate for Mineral, Engineering and Electrical Industries headed by Engineer Khalid El- Fiqī has organized a conference for Arab Women under the title “Women between the past, the present and the future Prospects” during the period from the 16th to 21st of  April in Cairo and...
When you think about the queens of Egypt, Cleopatra may be the first to come to your mind due to her famous story with the Roman leaders Julius Caesar and Marc Anthony. However, there’re several other queens that had ruled Egypt for so many years before her, including Nefertari, Isis and Hatshepsut...
Dr. Rāniyyā al-Mashāṭ, the Minister of Tourism, visited the ‘Queens of Egypt’ an exhibition by National Geographic. This exhibition was organized in cooperation with the Egyptian Museum in Turin, the Montreal Museum of Antiquities and the Egyptian Embassy in Washington. This came as a part of her...
The National Council for Women Member Dr. Nisrīn al-Baghdādī participated in the Conference on “Women’s Empowerment in Egypt: Reality and Proposals for Treatment.” The conference was organized by the Faculty of Economics and Political Science at Cairo University in the presence of the Social...
The President of the National Council for Women Dr. Māyā Mursī flies today to India for attending the proceedings of the 25th Global Edition of the Annual Women Economic Forum 2019 held on the theme ‘Reimagining Societies: Reclaiming Humanity with Gender Equality’ from 11 to 16 April 2019.

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