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After Egypt's Ministry of Endowments (al-Awqāf) announced the appointment of 144 women to work as preachers in mosques in a decision considered one of the first of its kind, there were questions raised about the nature of the role that will lead them to the inside of Egyptian mosques, and what the...
"I will adjourn the session, in case anyone breaks the legal, ethical, and fundamental rules of this Parliament": these were the words uttered by Dr. Āmna Nossair, whose thrusting personality had made her most probably best qualified to be the first woman to preside the Egyptian Parliament in its...
Headed by Dr. Māya Mursi, chairperson of the National Council for Women (NCW), the opening ceremony of the training program for female preachers and nuns is to be held on July 5, coming Tuesday, at Al-Safīr Hotel, Cairo. It is expected that representatives from the Ministry of Endowments, the...
A state of controversy has accompanied her rise, and an even bigger one has followed her disappearance from the political arena after she became the head of Hizb al-Dostūr (the Constitution Party) in 2014, as the first woman and the first Christian to head a political party in Egypt. This...
Egyptian Radio program “Studio 9090” hosted the first female Ma'dhūn (the person legally authorized to conclude Muslim marriages and divorces): Amal Sūlaimān `Afīfī.
The Evangelical Theological Seminary in Cairo approved by majority during its annual meeting on Friday (January 20) on the ordaining of women as priests for the first time in the history of all Christian denomination in Egypt. Pastor Rif'at Fikrī, Chairman of the ETSC's information committee, said...
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...
The program of the Aswān Movie Festival has two film competitions; the first is on more than 60-minute long movies, and the second is a short-film competition.
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'.
Dr. Māya Morsī, president of the National Council for Women (NCW), commented on the report issued by the World Bank's working group on promoting women economic empowerment in business, and on the legal obstacles to achieving women economic empowerment. 

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