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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.
Mājid `Osmān, member of the National Council for Women (NCW), said that the greatest challenge for the Council is to work on women's economic empowerment through establishing small scale projects in light of the rise of unemployment rate among women in Egypt to 25%.
From Queen Nefertari to the activist Shaimā' al-Ghattās, Egypt's plastic artist Inās al-Hendi, through her art exhibition entitled “Women From Egypt”, portrays female personalities from different fields.
At a UNESCO conference called “Freedom of the Press in the World Today” Egyptian Ambassador Mīrfat al-Tālawī said that for her, the value of the conference lies in getting  to know the challenges facing women in becoming leaders of media organizations and in being able to secure decision-making...
 An NGO called the “Sisters’ Network” is holding the first ever panel that addresses problems confronting modern women from an Islamic perspective. The President of the organization explained that the organization relies on principles of women’s rights in Islam. The conference is being held in...
 An international report published by the United Nations reported that on average, women around the world are paid 24% less than women. As for the Middle East and North Africa, the report found that women are paid 14% less than men on average. In Egypt, 54% of women are paid less than men, whereas...
For many women in Egypt, fending off catcalls and lewd comments is a grim routine of daily life.
Odette Skandar, a Christian entrepreneur and president of Egypt and Middle East Company, was chosen to be recognized as one of The Leading Women Entrepreneurs of the World.
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