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 In this report, Misr al-‘Arabīyah [masralarabia.com] monitors reactions of experts and specialists to the report recently released by the National Council for Women (NCW) in Egypt on the explicit and violence against women scenes in the Egyptian TV drama during the month of Ramadan.
Egyptian President `Abd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī issued a presidential decree to amend certain clauses of the personal status law.
The Tunisian president's call for the [permissibility] of marriages between a Muslim woman to a non-Muslim man and equality in inheritance between men and women sparked a widespread heated controversy in Egypt more than any other Arab and Islamic country. 
7 December 2017, by Jasper A. Kiepe and Salma Khamis This article is the second installment in a three-part series: In the first article, we gave an overview on the situation in Egypt with respect to sexual harassment, and violence against women more generally. In this piece, we examine the...
Dr. Shawqī `Allām, Egypt’s Grand Mufti, considered that women holding senior positions is the culmination of their efforts, expertise and efficiency. It conveys many messages and shows that women are capable of performing in all fields. This came during his visit to the Governorate of Bihīra to...
To emphasize the harmful effects of FGM and its short- and long-term health complications, Egypt’s Ministry of Health approved the statement prepared in this regard by the Public Health Sector, and the Department of National Community Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine of Assiut University in...
In Aswan, the city of magic and beauty, the International Women's Film Festival for 2017, presented women issues from all over the world, while Nubian women in their own homeland, await the chance to present their cause on screen.
In its final report on how Egyptian women were portrayed in TV drama during the month of Ramadan, the National Council for Women (NCW) in Egypt pointed out that 990 cases of physical and moral violence had been committed against women in 30 TV drama series. However, the reality of Egyptian women is...
In a step that is regarded by some as a development in its performance, al-Azhar has established the first fatwa office at al-Shuhadā’ [Martyrs] Metro Station, Cairo. The office that operates for 11 hours in two shifts a day is administered by four of al-Azhar scholars who welcome citizens and...
The Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt issued a binding decision for engaged couples to attend a pre-marriage counseling course as a condition for marriage as of July 2017. Church leaders considered this decision a step towards minimizing personal status problems after marriage.

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