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Dr. Māyā Mūrsī, Chairperson of the National Council for Women, spoke at the opening session of the conference entitled "Empowering Young Women Leaders from Local Councils ... Voices of Women: Stage Two." The conference was organized by the Egyptian Center for Women's Rights, which strives to equip...
The first Egyptian woman to work in costume and scenic design for theatre, Sakina Mohamed Ali [Sakīna Muḥammad ʿAlī], died Tuesday at the age of 85. 
On Wednesday, the governor of Beni Suef, Sharīf Ḥabīb, handed over 263 micro-projects contracts to women residents of the Beni Suef villages and centers. Worth 3 million EGP, the micro-projects are financed by the Nasser Social Bank, the Zakat Committee of the ʿUmar bin ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz mosque, and...
On Tuesday, Anba Ibrāhīm Isḥāq, Patriarch of the Coptic Catholic Church, met with Kang Woong Sik, the chairman of the Korean Egyptian Development Association (KEDA), Sin Yang Bik, Usāma al-Bāz and Dr. Hudā Jalāl, Head of the Arab Women Investors Union, in the Coptic Catholic Church.
Dr. Mustafa al-Fiqi, Director of Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA), and Shihāb al-Dīn Ādam Shah, the charge d’affaires of Malaysia to Egypt, will inaugurate the exhibition “Faith and Power, Women in Islam” on Saturday, June 3, at 9:00p.m. at Bayt al-Sinnārī in Sayyida Zaynab. The exhibition is a joint...
Nile Air, the largest private airline in Egypt and second after Egypt Air, has operated the first ever flight by an all-female crew by an Egyptian airline. The historic scheduled service was operated between Cairo and Al-Jawf (Saudi Arabia) on September 5, 2016 is to promote women empowerment and...
Supported by the Italian-Egyptian Dept Swap Program (IEDS), the Association for the Development and Enhancement of Women (ADEW) held on Wednesday a forum entitled 'Micro-Finance in Egypt: Experiences and Challenges'.
Egypt's women dreams for 2017 differ according to age and social class; dreams of vegetable vendors differ on the dreams of private sector employee, the dreams of women in their fifties differ from those in their twenties; however, the dream of lower commodity prices was shared amongst all women.
It is particularly ironic that the month of March is selected to mark the yearly celebration of Women Day worldwide, and also Mother Day in Egypt, as March symbolized the god of war, Mars, in ancient Roman myths and legends.
Swiss ambassador to Egypt, Markus Leitner, confirmed the importance of strengthening the role played by women in the economic domain, and of supporting their access to employment.

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