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Hudá Mikhail ‘Abd al-Malik, a former director general from Cairo, praised women’s representation in the committee overseeing the papal elections.
Ambassador Mirvat al-Talāwī, Chairperson of the National Council for Women, said that all Egyptian feminist organizations and women-backing coalitions and groups called for protests at 11:00 am on Monday (October 22) outside the Syndicate of Journalists to defend the rights of 44 million Egyptian...
Ambassador Mirvat al-Talāwī, Chairperson of the National Council for Women (NCW), criticized some members of the constitution-drafting assembly, saying there were attempts to bring women 100 years backward. “The constitution being drafted at present will influence the future of Egypt and...
Magi Jubrān, or Egypt’s Mother Teresa, one of the names most likely to win a Nobel peace prize, said a child’s smile is much more important for her than trophies. 
The first Egyptian woman to work in costume and scenic design for theatre, Sakina Mohamed Ali [Sakīna Muḥammad ʿAlī], died Tuesday at the age of 85. 
Prior to the inauguration of the first Egyptian parliament on March 15, 1924, a young girl named Mounira Thabet [Munīra Thābit] protested against the deprivation of women from casting their votes in the parliamentary elections, demanding the right of women to participate. The demand of Thābit was...
Despite political and societal efforts made to protect women’s rights and solve their deep-seated family problems, women's and human rights organizations believe they are still in an inferior, or at least an unfair, position in the face of violence, underage marriage, FMG, harassment and political...
Reading through the articles of the constitution, I took a long pause at Article 40, which read, “The state shall be obliged to take all legislative and executive measures necessary to bolster the principle of equality between women and men in all political, cultural and socio-economic fields in a...
Egyptian MP Ghāda ʿAjamī and member of the Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, expressed her support to Algeria’s decision to ban the full-face veils at work, describing it “a brave decision”.
On Wednesday, the governor of Beni Suef, Sharīf Ḥabīb, handed over 263 micro-projects contracts to women residents of the Beni Suef villages and centers. Worth 3 million EGP, the micro-projects are financed by the Nasser Social Bank, the Zakat Committee of the ʿUmar bin ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz mosque, and...

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