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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...
Expert in African affairs: Clarification that being a woman in Sudan is preferable to being a woman in Egypt  Dr. Amānī al-Tawīl has explained that the situation for women is much better in Sudan than in Egypt. The Sudanese Women’s Union was formed before Sudanese independence. The Muslim...
Munīr Fakhrī ʿAbd al-Nūr Minister of Industry and Foreign Trade said that the Industrial Training Council is implementing projects to promote social and economic empowerment of women aiming at creating new prospects for Egyptian women. 
Ambassador Talawā in Minya: Funds to finance projects for poor rural women  Ambassador Mirvat Talāwā president of the National Council for Women said during her visit to the province of Minya, that the Country is placing great interest and focus on Upper Egypt, an area that has long suffered from...
 Head of the Women Union warns against jeopardizing women’ seats in elections Hudā Badrān, head of the Women Union during the third community talk around the issue of the amendment of election laws, asked for immediate elections to be held as soon as possible. She confirmed her commitment to the...
Tallāwī signs a memorandum of understanding to protect women against violence  Ambassador Mirvat Tallāwī, General Coordinator for the Arab Women Organization, signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday with Muhammad al-Nāsrī, the representative for the UN for Women in Egypt. This memorandum...
MP Marianne `Āzer expressed her happiness to cancel the “women quota” in Parliament, adding that she considered the quota for women 'not honorable', confirming that the choice of people in positions must be based on their abilities and expertise, not on their gender.
A CAWU supported project called A Project With and About Women in Egypt, Post 25 January Revolution had a major impact on the life of researcher Christine Guirguis. 
The Regional Center for Women’s Health in Alexandria opened an international conference under the name “Women’s Rights and Their Application.” The Conference will address a number of subjects related to women’s rights including healthcare as a right during pregnancy, early cancer detection, safe...

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