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In commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Egypt is to celebrate this day on 25 November, 2018, in the Egyptian National Museum at Tahrir Square [Maydān al-Taḥrīr, or (Midan al-Tahrir).
A recent study revealed that female genital mutilation, better known under its acronym FGM, has dropped significantly across much of Africa. According to research data, the decline of FGM surgeries performed on girls around 14 years old is due to the effectiveness of the anti- FGM campaigns.
A new and unprecedent initiative launched by al-Azhar generated controversies, when the cover page of the mouthpiece of the prestigious religious institution ‘Ṣawt al-Azhar’ presented pics of Egyptian women not wearing the ‘Ḥijāb’ -the head cover of Muslim women.
In her column this week, Nawāl al-Saʿdāwī writes: The only effective remedy for the chronic suffering within our country is the promulgation of a single law for the Egyptian family, one which is consistent with the Egyptian constitution and bestows equality to all Egyptians irrespective of sex,...
Interview Diana Moore (Mariam Delanou) Date of interview 17th of April, 2018 Maadi, Cairo, Egypt Interview between Simone Osterwald and Diana Moore (Mariam Delanou) Length: 1:02:30 Recorded with agreement of all involved persons Transcribed and edited version by Simone and Diana Simone: When you...
The results of a secret investigation in two incidents of sexual harassment by a potential presidential candidate, Khālid ‘Alī, and rape by another human rights lawyer, Mahmūd Bilāl, have been released after the issue went viral by human rights and women groups on social networking sites a month...
In a statement released Saturday, six Egyptian women’s organizations condemned the recent harassment and rape incidents committed by members of Ḥizb al-ʿAysh wa al-Ḥurriyya (Bread and Liberty Party). The organizations said that discussions on sexual violence crimes against women in the public...
The Giza Emergency Supreme State Security Court adjourned to the April 1 session the Imbābah incidents case in which 48 persons – 33 Muslims and 15 Christians – are facing charges of illegal assembly, premeditated murder, attempted murder, sparking and inciting sectarian fitnah and setting fire to...
The recently adopted personal status law endorses the legitimization of the ʿUrfī -or unofficial customary marriage between an Egyptian woman and her non-Egyptian husband, provided the following major 11 conditions are fulfilled:
The Violence against Women in Media and Drama Forum organized by the Protection and Social Rehabilitation Center, in Arabic ‘Amān’, of the Qatar Foundation for Social Work (QFSW) on Wednesday have called for joint work between ‘Amān’ and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Joint Program Production...

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