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 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...
The National Council for Women asks for a “care hour” for mothers of children with special needs  The National Council for Women requested the establishment of a legal regulation that would grant a “care hour” specifically for mothers of children with special needs. This came during a meeting...
MP Marianne `Āzer expressed her happiness to cancel the “women quota” in Parliament, adding that she considered the quota for women 'not honorable', confirming that the choice of people in positions must be based on their abilities and expertise, not on their gender.
"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...
For many women in Egypt, fending off catcalls and lewd comments is a grim routine of daily life.
Starting a business in the Arab world is already a difficult task; but if you are a woman, operating a business in the Arab world is even more challenging!
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. ['Imād Khalīl, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Jan. 21, p. 3] Read original text in...
Human Rights centers criticized the negligence of youth, Copts and women in the recent governors reshuffle. The Egyptian Center fo Human Rights described the recent governors reshuffle as disappointing, adding that it does not meet the ambitions of the Egyptian society after the revolution. The...
Al-Jamā'ah al-Islāmīyah handed its documents to establish its political party al-Binā' wa al-Tanmīyah (Reconstruction and Development) to the Political Parties' Affairs Committee. 'Isām Dirbālah, the head of the group's Shurā Council, said that there are a lot of women and Copts among founders of...
 A wife and her three children disappeared in ambiguous incidents.  The author talks about the disappearance of a mother and her three children from the 10th of Ramadan city. The author states that their family thought that they became Muslims, but after asking the Azhar, they discovered nothing....

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