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Nour Saad is Egyptian, a former student at the DEO, studies political science and sociology in Germany, and interned between March 1 and April 2, 2020, with the Center for Arab-West Understanding where she wrote a report about the cooperative religious education at the German Evangelical...
Heya Masr [Hiya Miṣr] is a non-profit organization that helps women and children in Egypt. Their mission is to empower Egyptian women by building their self-confidence and helping to develop themselves mentally and physically. They help girls and boys from six to 18 years old by providing a safe...
Today, Pope Tawāḍrūs II, Pope of Alexandria and patriarch of See of Saint Mark, met a delegation from the Mediterranean Youth Academy programme, along with Bishop Yūliyyūs, general bishop of Old Cairo Churches and the Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical and Social Service .
In this investigative report, Mada Masr [Madā Miṣr] interviews the victims of Michael Fahmī, who has been accused of sexually assaulting underage Coptic girls through his pseudo medical practice.  This summary focuses on the aspects of the report that examine Fahmī’s relationship with the Coptic...
Forty-one years have passed since the founding of the youth bishopric in the 1970s.  As Islamist currents of thought became more mainstream in Egyptian society, Pope Shinūda III had become concerned about the future of Christian youth.  For him, the youth bishopric was a way to hand down Coptic...
The harassment of a young girl in the Maadi neighborhood sparked controversy and widespread anger in Egyptian society after a video showing the sexual assault was posted on Facebook. Activists on Twitter then launched the hashtag ‘#child_molester’, accompanied by the perpetrator’s photo.
The Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate in Alexandria, represented by the churches of the central sector, has launched an initiative to raise awareness for Christian families entitled “Bless My Home”, which includes a group of spiritual sermons warning against the negative impact of social media on the...
Idrāk [Edraak] Foundation for Development and Equality released a report about violent crimes against women in Egypt, which indicated an increase in violence against women in 2020 as a result of the Coronavirus.
The Egyptian Cabinet agreed on a bill to amend some of the punishments for Law NO. 58 of 1937 to deter female circumcision [also known as female genital mutilation (FGM)]. 
The Bishopric of Public, Ecumenical, and Social Services (BLESS), the development arm of the Coptic Orthodox Church, participated in the “16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” Campaign for 2020.

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