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  Her features embody the story of a genuine Egyptian woman who lived an unconventional life; her looks were mixed with kindness towards her people she fought for, and challenging towards the Occupation Forces she resisted. Her enlightened mind tells the story of a faithful wife who believed in her...
The final statement of the Conference of Doctors against FGM confirmed the dangers and bad health effects resulting from complications of circumcision in both the short and long term. The statement, issued on Friday, said that the practice of FGM violates human dignity, and the physical and...
The center for Coptic Studies at the Library of Alexandria has organized, today (Thursday), an annual day of Coptic Heritage. The Day of Coptic Heritage is organized in cooperation with the administration of private projects inside the Library, in the headquarters of Bayt al-Sanārī in...
At the Fourth Youth Conference in Alexandria, Egyptian President ʿAbd al-Fattāh al-Sīsī said that divorced women suffer until they obtain their dues because personal status proceedings are slow. 
Dr. Māya Mursī, head of the National Council for Women (NCW), confirmed that the phenomenon of harassment has risen significantly across the world. She called on the Waqf (Endowment) Dā'iyāt (Muslim female preachers) to educate mothers about the ethics and values their sons should follow, pointing...
"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...
  The feminist writer, Dr. Nawāl al-Sa'dāwī supported President al-Sisi's denouncing the oral divorce and calling for codifying it. “How can a one-sided oral divorce, exclusively allowed for men, be permitted, while matrimony is considered legal only upon registration?”she said, adding, “oral...
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.

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