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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...
Nawāl al-Saʿdāwī was born in Kafr Tahlah in Egypt's Delta, in 1931. Arab Women's Solidarity Association (AWSA) which was headed by al-Saʿdāwī  came to existence as an international non-profit organization that aims at promoting Arab women's active participation in social, economic, cultural, and...
Hāla Muṣṭafā was born in Egypt in 1958, although Muṣṭafā was appointed to be a member of the new Policies Committee of the National Democratic Party (NDP) in 2002, Muṣṭafā presents herself as an independent writer and thinker more than a party member. This commitment is reflected in her...
The Secretariat of Women for the Egyptian Democratic Party held the second annual conference of women of the party called “Women and Parliament.” The President of the Egyptian Democratic Party asserted at the conference that political Islam does not impose any impediments on women. For his part,...
 ‘Adil Labib, a local development minister, said that he was not convinced of appointing a woman as governor because many women are not qualified for such a job. Women living in rural regions in Egypt face many challenges because of the lack of education and social services available to them...
Five women’s rights activists released in China  On Monday, the Chinese police released five female human rights activists who were detained last month during International Women’s Day celebrations. The five women, who belong to a Chinese women’s rights association, will remain under police...
Al-Azhar: Calls to remove the veil is an assault on Muslim women  Al-Azhar declared its rejection of calls to remove the veil, which some journalists are encouraging, considering this to be an assault upon the dignity of Muslim women. It also declared that it is not permissible for men to ask women...

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