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Head of Egyptian Mossawāh Center for Consultation and Training, Fat'hī Farīd said that after launching unsuccessful campaigns against sexual harassment, the Center decided to launch a new campaign by recruiting men that advocate the anti-sexual violence women endure on Egyptian streets.
Vice President of the Egyptian Association for the Assistance of Juveniles and Human Rights (EAAJHR), Rabāb `Abdū, praised the draft law proposed by the government on the severe penalties imposed in cases of female genital mutilation (FGM), which stipulates that in cases of permanent disability...
Center for Egyptian Women Legal Assistance (CEWLA) organized a training workshop for female health and rural pioneers, designed to increase their knowledge and proficiency in a variety of aspects , to discuss all forms of trafficking in women, and to articulate action plans to tackle these offenses...
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. 
Egypt's National Council for Women (NCW) announced that the Legislative Committee has completed a draft law on women anti-violence, to be submitted to the Cabinet for approval, before referring it to the House of Representatives.
In its investigative report published on Friday, Al-Bawāba writes "the latest victims of FGM was a girl from Al-Beheira who was saved just in time, as she was severely bleeding for days after she had the cut at a private clinic at night.  
Dr. Māya Morsī, head of the National Council for Women (NCW) called on the media and their outlets to support NCW's awareness campaigns that criminalize female circumcision, and to help anti-circumcision organizations in their relevant efforts, saying “Broadcasting awareness campaigns are expensive...
The Committee of women with disabilities of the National Council for Women held its regular meeting under the chairmanship of Dr. Hibah Hajras, a member of the Council. At the council meeting Dr. Hajras commended the efforts made by the President ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ al-Sīsī in support of persons with...
Minister of Justice, Ahmad al-Zind, said that the necessary measures are being taken to pass legislation that will remove all obstacles that impede the functioning of justice, as well as remove loopholes that some use as a weapon to withhold rights.
Assistant to Social Solidarity Minister, Nevīn al-Qabbāj, said that the Ministry has established eight centers to host and guide women, and to protect them from violence, in partnership with relevant NGOs.

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