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Mrs. Ambassador Mirvat Talāwī, Director-General of the Arab Women Organization, participated in a panel discussion on the role of clerics and scientists in supporting women's empowerment. 
 The Minister of Awqāf, Dr. Muhammad Mukhtār Jum’a announced the beginning of training for the second group of [165] female preachers. This comes after the success of the experiment of the first set of 144 female preachers, whose goal was to confront radical ideas and to improve the role of women...
The Egyptian Salafi Dāfi’ (defending) Movement issued an official statement on Saturday condemning the appointment of Nadia ‘Abduh to the position of governor of al-Beheirah, calling it “not permissible”. The Salafi movement said in the controversial statement that, “A People will not succeed who...
The center for Coptic Studies at the Library of Alexandria has organized, today (Thursday), an annual day of Coptic Heritage. The Day of Coptic Heritage is organized in cooperation with the administration of private projects inside the Library, in the headquarters of Bayt al-Sanārī in...
The Family Law is on the top of the Parliament's agenda, in particular, after human rights defenders had described some of its provisions as “destructive for the relationships between couples in cases of divorce, khulʿ (the divorce initiated by women), and custody of children.  
Samīḥa Ayyūb famous Egyptian Theater Actress. Age has taken a lot from her, but she stands on the threshold of optimism. Detail-oriented, she has a rich art archive and has a great amount of lived human experience. Married to the great thinker Sa ʿad al-Dīn, she lived with him difficult events, a...
Dr. Māya Morsī, president of the National Council for Women (NCW), commented on the report issued by the World Bank's working group on promoting women economic empowerment in business, and on the legal obstacles to achieving women economic empowerment. 
Center for Gender Social Studies organized a conference at Safir Hotel, Gīza, to launch a projects map on social gender-based violence. The initial map's objective is to compile studies and researches on violence performed by 25 anti-violence organizations countrywide.
Background:  Tūjān al-Faīṣal, the first female member of the Jordanian parliament, talks in English about fundamentalism in Jordan, the people’s demand for reforms, a leader and their attitude toward Israel. In Arabic, she speaks about progress in the influence of women in politics. Two unnamed...
Hudā Badrān, the President of the General Council for Egyptian Women, condemned the campaign to disgrace women who do not wear the hijāb. The campaign is spreading over social media and is set to take place throughout Ramadan. Badrān criticized the campaign, saying that it contradicts the 2014...

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