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Professor Hoda Awad joined the group for a presentation about the Egyptian constitution. She started by discussing the basics of democracy and constitutions. She explained to us that democracies had six elements or conditions. Firstly, there is the presence of democratic institutions and...
  The visual artist Injī Aflāṭūn, whose birthday was honored by Google Doodle, was born on April 16th, 1924, and passed away on April 1989.
Jīhān al-Sādāt, wife of the late President Muḥammad Anwār al-Sādāt, is considered one of the most important advocates for Egyptian women’s rights in history. She was a lecturer at Cairo University, was a visiting professor at the American University in Cairo, and a lecturer at South Carolina State...
The Egyptian TV Network ‘al-Ḥayāh’ has announced the suspension of television presenter Rīhām Saʿīd and the ‘Ṣabāyā’ programme she hosts, after she insulted obese women in a recent episode. The network stated that this suspension will continue until the investigation of the Supreme Council for...
The first Arab conference for women’s health is to be held in Cairo to discuss the promotion of women’s health concerns with a view to meeting the 2030 sustainable development goals. The conference will run from 11th- 12th September 2019, and will be attended by the Arab Administrative Development...
The issue of menstruating women still attracts the attention of the Coptic public opinion, and raises controversy between reformist vs. conservative views, and between rejection and acceptance.
The General Syndicate for Mineral, Engineering and Electrical Industries headed by Engineer Khalid El- Fiqī has organized a conference for Arab Women under the title “Women between the past, the present and the future Prospects” during the period from the 16th to 21st of  April in Cairo and...
  The President of the National Council for Women Maya Mursi said that the parliamentary decision to amend article 102 of the Constitution to allocate 25 percent of the parliamentary seats to women is a real victory to the women in Egypt, pointing out that it ensures their greater participation in...
  A scientific symposium under the theme “Towards a Better Future with the Constitutional Amendments” was organized by Cairo University in the Faculty of Early Childhood Education with a view to spreading the culture of referendum among the Egyptian women and upholding their right to positive...
The National Council for Women (NCW)’s branch in Minufiya concluded its ‘Your Vote for Tomorrow’s Egypt’ campaign which is aimed at urging women across Egypt to participate in the referendum on the constitutional amendments in order to build Egypt and push it forward.

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