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On Saturday, September 28th, the Turkish-Muslim association known as (ICMG - Islamische Gemeinschaft Millî Görüş) led a number of events across 25 cities in Germany and the Netherlands to draw attention to what they alleged amounts to discrimination against Muslim women in their daily lives.
Rev. Munīr Ḥannā, Archbishop of the Episcopal Church of Egypt, said that although the church appreciates the role of women in serving the organization, it continues to oppose the ordination of women in the Diocese of Egypt, North Africa, and the Horn of Africa, which is part of the Jerusalem and...
  Summary: The Egyptian Minister of Investment and International Cooperation (MIIC), Dr. Saḥar Naṣr, took part in the first sessions of the National Consultation on Women’s Economic Empowerment in Egypt, entitled “Legislative reforms and governmental efforts to support women’s economic empowerment...
As talk increases of the possible collapse of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt in light of recently emerged developments, the spotlight has begun to focus on the ‘Muslim Sisters’. A former Muslim Brotherhood leader describes them as “fiercer” than their male counterpoints, and experts consider them...
Doctor Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿah, Egyptian Minister of Awqāf, has announced his decision to allocate a session of the 30th International Conference of the Islamic Affairs Supreme Council to the topic of women’s role in state-building. The conference, titled “Nation-building in Jurisprudence…A Modern...
Dr. Najlāʾ al-ʿAdlī, head of the international cooperation and external communications committee for the National Council for Women, delivered a speech during the second session of the Specialized Technical Committee of the African Union for Transport and Trans-boundary Infrastructure, Regions,...
The Academy of Scientific Research and Technology held a seminar entitled "Egyptian Women in the Scientific Research Sector" under the patronage of Dr. Maḥmūd Ṣaqr, president of the Academy. The seminar was organized by the National Committee for Women, during which the committee gave a...
  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...

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