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Dr. Su’ād Sālih, Professor of Comparative Islamic Jurisprudence at the AzharUniversity, stated that it is possible that a woman becomes a muftī. She added that it is not an agreed upon requirement that the muftī is a free, hearing, seeing, speaking male. A fatwa can be taken from a male or female,...
  The coming Thursday (March 27) Nawāl Halīm will be the second female appointed head of the church council (council of shaykhs) of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Assuit. Samuel Bākī, the head of the church, stated that the church consists of shaykhs (presbyters) and pastors and that the...
On December 10, the world celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Despite the fact that this period of seven decades elapsed since this declaration has been proclaimed, human rights are still violated in many parts of the world and millions are still oppressed...
In an interview with al-Dustūr, Priest Rifʿat Fikrī, head of the Evangelical Synod of the Nile, stated that the confusion of religion with politics and science is one of the main reasons that hinder the progress of the Egyptian state, and that no progress will ever be achieved as long as some...
Intensive contacts between Egyptian feminist movements and Tunisian human rights activists and MPs discuss means and ways to benefit from the Tunisian experience in introducing provisions for the equality in inheritance between men and women.
After a few minutes of the terrorist attacks that took place in the vicinity of the Foreign Ministry, a woman was suspected of carrying out the terrorist attack.
During the third session of the Women on The Front Lines conference, Egypt’s Minister of Immigration and Expatriate Affairs Nadia Makram Ebeid or ʿUbayd, said that she rejects the terminology used to describe the migration of Christians from the Middle East as ‘evacuation’, commenting that such...
When he wrote his book ‘Taḥrīr al-Mar'ah’ (1989), (The Liberation of Women), the Egyptian aristocratic judge and national activist, Qāsim Amīn did not know that 120 years later, his book would be a double-edged sword. Already at the time, he realized that instead of reforming the nation by opening...
Recently news about the group called the “Pure Heart” have come to the fore in Israel.
Yesterday, the eight Evangelical Councils in Egypt held a meeting discussing whether or not women could be ordained as pastors. Sources have reported that the representatives of the different councils decided to postpone the decision until next April when the meeting of The Synod of the Nile [of...

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