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When an opportunity presented itself for a seventeen year old female refugee from South Sudan to flee, she took it.  However, upon arriving to Cairo, she was imprisoned in a residential apartment for three months where she was repeatedly raped. After this horrifying experience, she discovered that...
A new problem has emerged in Egypt in recent days. It is about the freedom of Christian women in general to change their religion to Islam and the consequent possibility of marriage to a Muslim and the transition from a Christian family to a Muslim family. This is the background of tensions...
Statements by ʿAbd Allāh Rushdī, an Egyptian researcher, imām, and preacher at al-Sayiddah Nafīssah Mosque, about marrying female captives and having sex with them is causing a flurry of backlash.  When he was asked on Twitter about owning a female slave and having sex with her, he said, “She is a...
The interview with Ambassador Mona Omar was held at the Diplomatic Club, in Cairo on 7th July; the discussion was fully recorded with the Ambassador’s permission.  This text was presented to Ambassador Mona Omar on July 21, 2019. The Ambassador had no objections to publishing this text. Ambassador...
Amīra, a 15 year old girl from Fayūm, experienced a terrifying nightmare that no one could have ever anticipated. 
On Saturday, September 28th, the Turkish-Muslim association known as (ICMG - Islamische Gemeinschaft Millî Görüş) led a number of events across 25 cities in Germany and the Netherlands to draw attention to what they alleged amounts to discrimination against Muslim women in their daily lives.
When asked by one of his followers about the reason behind the rapes of women during Islamic wars, Shaykh ‘Abd Allāh Rushdī replied “these are human beings and they have needs,” going on to explain that these needs could not be considered shameful as long as the woman has consented to the sexual...
Under the theme “We are all with you” the Goethe-Institute, in collaboration with the “ʿAyn al-Samaka” cinematic cultural initiative, will host its event tomorrow, in Cairo at 5 pm.  
  Today is the fifth commemoration of the 112 girls that were abducted by Būkū Ḥarām, who are still missing.   On April 14, 2014, armed men broke into a secondary school in Chibok and abducted 276 students between the age of 12 and 17, of which 57 escaped by jumping off the trucks. Later, 107 girls...
The Social Solidarity Minister Ghāda Wālī announced that some amendments have been introduced to the Operating Regulation of the Women’s Hosting and Guidance Shelters in an aim to improve their services.   

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