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“Egyptian Family values”; this term that has been repeated for months in Egypt when directing accusations against young women wearing “liberal clothes” for violating the “conservative values of the Egyptian family.”  This astounding accusation and the outrage of the Egyptian society have suddenly...
Facebook announced its partnership and cooperation with the National Council of Women (NCW) to protect women on Facebook by launching “Women’s Security Resources.”  This initiative includes showing pictures, GIFs, and videos to bring awareness to women and girls on Facebook about how to manage and...
In an unexpected move, the defense team for the suspects accused of harassing and assaulting “Bassant,” otherwise known as the “Mīt Ghamr girl,” has asked for “compromising” videos of her from her neighbors and other people in the city on the condition that they do not include any inappropriate or...
The Egyptian Commission for Rights and Freedoms (ECRF) has launched a campaign to write about human rights violations women experience in prison.  The campaign called “They are in Prison” lasts from December 6 to December 8. 
The Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical, and Social Services (BLESS), the development arm of the Coptic Orthodox Church, participated in the “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” Campaign for 2020.
Dr. Māyā Mursī, president of the National Council for Women (NCW), stressed the need to activate combating sexual harassment and violence against women units at Egyptian universities by encouraging young women to come forward and report violence and harassment.  She also praised the decisive...
The Coptic Orthodox Church continues to issue warnings over people trying to steal donations from Copts under various pretenses.  The latest comes from the Diocese of Dayr Mawās and Diljā, which warned of the circulation of receipts stamped with a seal attributed to “Brothers of the Lord” in the...
Recently, several campaigns have encouraged women to speak up about their experiences with violence, especially sexual assault.  These campaigns send a clear message that what happened to these victims is important and that the voices of women must be heard. 
Following testimonies given by several women on social media and investigations into accusations of sexual assault, Bishop Makarios [Makāriyūs], bishop of al-Minyā, decided to strip a priest of his rank. 
The Egyptian media said that the police have arrested two people accused of killing a 24-year-old girl in Maadi [al-Maʿādī], who was dragged to death after they tried to steal her bag.

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